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Hijacked Ethiopian plane lands in Geneva, hijacker arrested: Police

Published on Feb 17, 2014 2:55 PM
 
Photo taken with a portable telephone, on Feb 17, 2014, in Geneva shows the Ethiopian Airlines flight en route to Rome which was on hijacked and forced to land in Geneva, where the hijacker has been arrested, police said. An Ethiopian Airlines en route to Rome was on Monday hijacked and forced to land in Geneva, where the hijacker has been arrested, police said. -- PHOTO: AFP

GENEVA (AFP) - An Ethiopian Airlines en route to Rome was on Monday hijacked and forced to land in Geneva, where the hijacker has been arrested, police said.

Flight ET-702 from Addis Ababa to Rome "was hijacked... it landed in Geneva at 6:00 am (0500 GMT)," police said, adding that the alleged hijacker "has been arrested."