Egypt has asked Cyprus to extradite the hijacker of the plane

The public Prosecutor of Egypt Nabil Sadiq asked the Cypriot authorities to extradite accused in the hijacking of EgyptAir company Safe ad-DIN Mustafa. About it Reuters reports with reference to Egyptian state television.

Aircraft A320 EgyptAir, carrying out domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo, was hijacked Tuesday morning.

Wednesday hijacker Mustafa explained the actions by the Cyprus police that he needed to see his wife and children.