Breaking news this morning as an EgyptAir plane was hijacked en route to Cairo. The hijack resulted in a

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situation but has now ended with all hostages released and the hijacker in custody.

From here’s what we know so far:

  • Cairo-bound plane took off from Alexandria but diverted to Cyprus
  • Egypt says hijacker is Egyptian national Seif El Din Mustafa
  • Reports that hijacker had explosive belt have not been confirmed
  • Cyprus says suspect hijacked plane over ex-wife
  • All passengers have been freed and the hijacker is in custody


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