Hijacked EgyptAir Plane Not a Terrorist Incident

(Ha'aretz-Ynet News) Jack Khoury - An Egyptian airliner forced to make an emergency landing in Cyprus on Tuesday was hijacked by an Egyptian national initially thought to be wearing an explosives belt, but who turned out to be acting for personal rather than terrorist motives. Cypriot television reported that the man's ex-wife lives in Cyprus. EgyptAir said it had negotiated the release of all on board except four foreigners and the crew, while 56 passengers were allowed to disembark.

2016-03-29 00:00:00

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