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On 29 March, Seif El-Din Mustafa demanded that EgyptAir flight MS 181, which was travelling from Alexandria to Cairo, reroute to Cyprus
“Cyprus has full authority over suspect’s fate,” says expert in law
Minister of Civil Aviation says three passengers and four crew members are held hostages
An EgyptAir flight which departed from Borg El-Arab airport near Alexandria was hijacked Tuesday morning and forced to land in Larnaca airport in Cyprus, state radio and EgyptAir reported. The flight was scheduled to land in Cairo at 7.15am. A passenger with an explosive belt threatened the pilot, Omar El-Gamal, EgyptAir tweeted on its official …
The armed hijackers, driving a four-wheel drive, stopped the army vehicle at gun point in Jisr Al-Wadi.
As yet unknown but presumably well organised group responsible