EgyptAir hijacker surrenders
The hijacker has turned himself in to the Cypriot authorities, according to police. All hostages are free and safe.
The Cypriot special forces are standing by and are preparing to raid the airplane. The Cypriot police have requested that all media and cameras leave the tarmac. Further details on the operations are not being made available for security reasons.
The hijacker had forced the crew of filght MS181 of EgyptAir to land at Larnaka airport in Cyprus at 9 am on Tuesday morning.
Simce then he has released all the passengers except the 7 and the plane’s crew. More specifically, the hijacker is still holding 3 crew members, a security officer and three passengers. The Cypriot police have cordoned off the whole area of Mackenzie around the Larnaka airport.
You may be interested
Turkish survey vessel Oruc Reis returns to its port, as Greece calls on EU to impose sanctions on Turkeymakis - Nov 30, 2020
After 49 days of seismic surveys in a large sea area that included the Greek continental shelf, Turkish research ship…
Teleworking in Greece extended until December 31stPanos - Nov 30, 2020
Teleworking for businesses able to implement distance working due to Covid-19 has been extended until December 31st, Greek authorities have decided. The…
PM Mitsotakis: Covid-19 vaccine free for the publicPanos - Nov 30, 2020
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the Covid-19 vaccine would be given to the public free of charge during his…