Around 14:50 received information indicating completion of the operation to free the hostages in Larnaca, the hijacker of the plane detained by law enforcement bodies of Cyprus.
The website in-cyprus.com reports that Saif al-DIN Mustafa, who had stolen in Larnaca the company EgyptAir plane which was carrying out flight MSR181 from Alexandria to Cairo, a former Egyptian army officer. It is also reported that he is seeking the release of some women in an Egyptian prison.
Previously it was stated that the plane was hijacked by a Professor specializing in the field of veterinary.
Information about the identity of the hijacker and the motives of his actions is specified.