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# hijack - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Man armed with knife tried to hijack car in Cork city

A man in his late teens has been arrested.

# hijack - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Man and woman due in court over Tipperary hijacking and robbery

Both are due to appear before Cashel District Court later today.

# hijack - Friday 6 March, 2020

Gardaí hunt for man who hijacked woman's car at knifepoint which was then 'used in armed robbery'

Gardaí have appealed to the public to be on the lookout for the vehicle.

# hijack - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Driver abducts 51 schoolchildren in Italy and sets bus ablaze San Donato This post contains videos

Driver abducts 51 schoolchildren in Italy and sets bus ablaze

The driver said he was protesting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean.

# hijack - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Teen arrested after trying to hijack ambulance

It’s understood he drove a few metres before being restrained by the crew.

# hijack - Monday 26 December, 2016

Surveillance footage shows Berlin attack suspect travelled through France

He is believed to have travelled through Lyon by train.

# hijack - Friday 23 December, 2016

Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane

They had claimed to have a grenade when they took over the plane, which had over 100 people on board.

# hijack - Monday 18 July, 2016

Woman (60) chased for her keys before having her car hijacked

The incident happened at the Northside Park and Ride Car Park in Belfast last week.

# hijack - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

British hostage had photo taken with EgyptAir hijacker

“I figured if his bomb was real I’d nothing to lose anyway”.

# hijack - Friday 25 March, 2016

Man impersonating garda hijacks jeep, steals wallet from elderly driver

The jeep was later located in Castleshane.

# hijack - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Car hijacked at knifepoint in early morning attack

Two hooded men wearing dark clothing stopped the car at around 5am.

# hijack - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Carjacking: Taxi-driver forced from car in early morning attack

The driver was travelling with three male passengers when the man in the front seat forced him to stop, and assaulted him.

# hijack - Monday 9 June, 2014

24-year-old due in court over hijacked taxi crash

A second man who was in the car at the time of the crash died of his injuries yesterday morning.

'You get such an awful fright ... some people just don't come back to the business'

Taxi drivers are voicing their concern, following the latest hijacking of a cab in Dublin. One of the men in the stolen taxi died yesterday, after it crashed a short time after it was taken.

# hijack - Monday 19 May, 2014

Man charged over car hijacked last week with two children inside

The incident occurred last week in Terenure in Dublin.

# hijack - Friday 25 April, 2014

Drunk passenger leads to 'miscommunication' that Virgin plane was hijacked

Indonesia TV is reporting the aeroplane had left Australia and was forced to land at Bali International Airport.

# hijack - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Taxi drivers to discuss new security options following recent attacks

A taxi driver was badly beaten and had his car stolen after being threatened at knife-point in west Dublin overnight.

# hijack - Monday 28 January, 2013

Two arrested in Limerick after taxi hijacking

A taxi driver was threatened by two men with a knife on Saturday night.

# hijack - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Hijackers run over NI postman with his own mail van

The attackers stole the van and made off in the direction of the Falls Road.

# hijack - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, agreement finally reached on memorial museum

Politicians have been instructed not to take part in the commemoration at Ground Zero in New York City later today.

# hijack - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Car hijacked, set alight during Craigavon disturbances

PSNI investigating public disorder incidents in the early hours of this morning.

# hijack - Monday 30 July, 2012

Appeal after masked men hijack car

Police in Lisburn are appealing for information after a car was hijacked by two masked males in Belfast last night.

# hijack - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Turkish forces shoot dead ferry hijacker

The 24 hostages – 18 passengers and six crew – were found unharmed.

# hijack - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Hijacked crew rescued... after sending SOS message in a bottle SOS

Hijacked crew rescued... after sending SOS message in a bottle

When pirates cut all lines of communication on a hijacked vessel, the ship’s crew turned to more traditional methods to get their message out.

# hijack - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Somali pirates receive life in jail for fatal hijacking

Four American citizens were killed earlier this year after their yacht was hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Oman.

# hijack - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Watch: How 11 September 2001 unfolded

The key moments of one of the worst days in US history in words and video.

# hijack - Friday 9 September, 2011

9/11 recordings: "Somebody's stabbed... I think we're getting hijacked"

Audio recordings made on the day of the 9/11 attacks document the reactions of flight crew, air traffic controllers and the US military as events unfolded.

# hijack - Friday 3 June, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight

Driver took a wrong turn into south Armagh, where the truck was hijacked and subsequently set alight yesterday evening.

# hijack - Friday 21 January, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Man charged over Limerick car hijacking

One man appeared in court today in connection with yesterday’s hijack, in which a two-year-old boy was briefly abducted. Meanwhile, the mother of the toddler has spoken of her shock.

# hijack - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Car with children inside stolen in Limerick

A man in his 30s hijacked a car with three children inside earlier today.

# hijack - Thursday 29 July, 2010

A PLANE HIJACK has been foiled by airport authorities in Moscow, the BBC reports. One man who was suspected of attempting a hijack was arrested while on board. Upon landing, special forces entered the plane disguised as doctors and freed the other passengers.