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Bangladeshi troops shoot Dubai-bound plane hijacker, passengers stay safe

R Sinduja

News Editor

Bangladesh army officers caught an armed man in a passenger jet, who allegedly tried to hijack a Dubai-bound flight. The Bangladesh Biman flight BG147 landed at Chittagong safely & soon the hijacker was arrested and shot dead. All the 148 passengers & crew members were safely rescued & evacuated. The suspect claimed to have a bomb aboard the flight & a pistol, but they were not sure whether it was a fake or real pistol.