Hirunews Logo
Man+held+after+using+fake+suicide+belt+in+EgyptAir+hijack
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 - 6:38
Man held after using fake suicide belt in EgyptAir hijack
98

Shares
11,831

Views

Officials have confirmed that an Egyptian hijacker who forced a domestic flight to land in Cyprus used a fake suicide belt.

His motives remain unclear but the Cypriot president said the incident was not terrorism-related.

Footage released by Egypt's interior ministry shows the man passing through several security checks at Alexandria's Borg El Arab airport.

The drama ended with all passengers released unhurt at Larnaca airport and the man giving himself up.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
431 Views
2,866 Views
3,684 Views
10,452 Views
16,324 Views
56,558 Views
Top