Turkey charges two over plane hijacking

A Turkish court Thursday charged an Egyptian with alleged ties to Al Qaeda and a Turkish accomplice with hijacking a plane carrying more than 140 people, the Anatolia news agency said.

Turkey charges two over plane hijacking

A Turkish court Thursday charged an Egyptian with alleged ties to Al Qaeda and a Turkish accomplice with hijacking a plane carrying more than 140 people, the Anatolia news agency said.

The court in the southern city of Antalya charged Egyptian Momen Abdel Aziz Talikh and Mehmet Resat Ozlu with "hijacking a plane, being members of an armed organization, and restricting personal freedom," the report said.

Talikh, an Egyptian passport-holder of Palestinian origin, and Ozlu were sent to the local prison pending trial.



AFP

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