Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta

A hijacked Libyan Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320 plane that was on a domestic flight has landed in the Malta Airport; the hijackers have surrendered. Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said in a message posted on his official Twitter account that the two men left the aircraft and surrendered after releasing all the passengers and crew. “Hijackers […]

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Malta

Malta, independent island nation in the Mediterranean Sea. The country consists of the islands of Malta, Gozo, Kemmuna, and two uninhabited islets. Malta is a tiny country, covering a total area of just 316 sq km (122 sq mi). Deep channels separate the islands, the largest of which is the island of Malta. The capital city and leading […]

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