Sudanese plane from Darfur to Khartoum hijacked

Other News Materials 26 August 2008 23:10 (UTC +04:00)

A Sudanese aircraft carrying more than 80 passengers has been hijacked while flying from Nyala in the troubled Darfur Province to Khartoum, the al-Arabiya broadcaster reported Tuesday. ( dpa )

The broadcaster said a man had initially ordered the pilot to fly to France but had subsequently agreed to head for a Libyan airport to refuel.