Today’s hijacking events will go down in history. Malta was thrust into an international crisis after a domestic flight with 118 people on board was hijacked and landed at MIA this morning. The plane took off from Sabha and was originally bound for the Libyan capital Tripoli.
The hijackers have now been searched and arrested, and Prime Minister Joseph Muscat addressed the nation in a press conference about the events.
Malta watched attentively as the incident took place. Here’s a taste of some of the reactions to the story as they unfold throughout the day