Hijacked Libyan Plane Lands In Malta

A hijacked domestic flight from Libya, carrying 118 people, has landed in at Malta’s international airport.

A Libyan domestic flight carrying 118 people has landed at Malta International Airport after being hijacked.

The Airbus A320 was flying inside Libya for Afriqiyah Airways when it was diverted.

There were two hijackers involved, who threatened to blow up the plane, according to initial reports.

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said that security forces were standing by at the airport.

The deputy mayor for Lija in Malta, Madga Magri Naudi, said the hijackers had yet to make demands.

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