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Hijacker Forces EgyptAir Plane To Cyprus, Releases Most Passengers


Hijacker Forces EgyptAir Plane To Cyprus, Releases Most Passengers
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A man thought to be strapped with explosives hijacked an EgyptianAir flight between Alexandria and Cairo, forcing it to land in Cyprus. EgyptAir officials said the hijacker released all the people on board except five foreign passengers and the crew, after landing at the airport in Larnaca. About 60 people, including seven crew, had been on board. (Reuters) [Note: Audio in Greek is from Cypriot TV - CYBC]

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