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Flight from Hotan to Urumqi hijacked

(People's Daily Online)

16:12, June 29, 2012

Edited and translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

Flight GS7554, which took off at 12:25 from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region's Hotan Airport to Urumqi, was hijacked ten minutes after its departure, according to news from the public security department of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Six scoundrels were controlled by flight crew and passengers.

During the fight with scoundrels, some passengers and flight crew were minor injuried. The plane returned to Hotan Airport immediately after the hijack. The case is under investigating.

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huiping xiong at 2012-06-30218.95.47.*
I am terribly shocked by the news and am very concerned about the security of the passengers.I do wish we could have a safer atmosphere.
  

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