Hijacked Libyan Airliner Bound for Tripoli Lands in Malta

HeadlineDec 23, 2016
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In the Mediterranean, a hijacked Libyan airliner with more than 110 people on board landed today in the island nation of Malta. State television reported the plane remains on the tarmac at Malta’s international airport and that two hijackers were threatening to blow up the plane with hand grenades. The flight took off from the Libyan city of Sabha, bound for Tripoli. It’s not known if the hijackers have specific demands.

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