Here is a breaking news, a Libya internal flight that is carrying about 118 people on board has been hijacked today friday two unlnown men and diverted to Malta where it landed.
The two hijackers had threatened to blow up the Airbus A320, the Times of Malta said. The aircraft had been flying from Sebha in southwest Libya to Tripoli for state-owned Afriqiyah Airways.
The tiny Mediterranean island of Malta is about 500 km (300 miles) north of the Libyan coast.
This is what Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat tweeted
“Informed of potential hijack situation of a #Libya internal flight diverted to #Malta. Security and emergency operations standing -JM An update said the two hijackers are pro-Gaddafi supporters armed with hand grenades. Their demands are not known yet. Meanwhile, Maltese forces have surrounded the plane after it landed in the country. Negotiation is underway”