Published On : Sun, Feb 24th, 2019

Dubai-bound plane hijack attempt foiled

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane en route to Dubai from Dhaka via Chittagong has made an emergency landing at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong following what reports are calling a hijacking attempt.

Media reports have pointed to one crew member being shot and passengers evacuated from the site.

The suspected hijackers are still aboard the plane and details are awaited. Police and the Rapid Action Battalion have arrived at the airport.