Libyan Aircraft Hijack: Hijackers surrendered after releasing hostages

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On Friday, Domestic Libyan Aircraft was hijacked and had been taken to Malta by two Libyan men, who have successfully surrendered after releasing the hostages.

Hijackers threatened to blow up aircraft A320. The Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat informed that the hijackers have surrendered and he also said that the hijackers have been taken into the custody.

State-owned airlines, Afriqiyah airways, Aircraft A320 was flying from Sabha in southwest Libya to Tripoli.

All 118 people, including seven crew members have been safely released from the aircraft and damage to aircraft has been reported.

According to the reports hijackers were Gaddafi supporters, as images features hijackers standing outside the aircraft with a green flag similar to those which is used by Gaddafi supporters and the hijackers were demanding the creation of a pro-Gaddafi party.

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