BREAKING: Police arrested a lovestruck “idiot” who claimed to be wearing a suicide belt and forced an Egypt Air passenger jet to land in Cyprus on Tuesday morning, government officials confirmed, ending a bizarre and frightening hijacking that stretched on for hours.
One photo that spread online appeared to show the hijacker posing for a selfie with another man onboard.
Officials in Cyprus said the hijacking was “over,” with all the remaining passengers and crew freed. The country’s president, Nicos Anastasiades, insisted it was not terrorism, with another government official saying the man “seems (to be) in love.”
Police said the hijacker demanded a meeting with his ex-wife, with whom he has four children.
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