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2008-08-27 09:00:09

Authorities say hijackers remained on board a Sudanese airliner Wednesday after freeing 100 passengers at an isolated desert airport in Libya. "The two hijackers and the crew are still inside. We are continuing to negotiate with them," a Libyan official told Sky News.

2008-08-26 18:00:35

Text of report by state-owned Libyan TV on 26 August [Newsreader] Sources from the Libyan civil aviation authorities said that primary information about the Sudanese hijacked plane which landed this evening at the Al-Kufrah airport to the south- east of Libya indicate that the plane had originally taken off from the Sudanese Niyala airport with 95 passengers on board.


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