Swiss police: Hijacker of plane arrested

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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GENEVA, Switzerland - Swiss police say the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines plane forced to land in Geneva has been arrested.

Police spokesman Jean-Philippe Brandt told The Associated Press that "the situation is under control" and nobody on the flight was injured.

Further details of the incident will be released at a news conference at 2 a.m. U.S. CT.

Brandt says the airport remains closed.

The plane was scheduled to fly to Rome, but landed in Geneva around 12:00 midnight U.S. CT.

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