RAF Typhoon jets are scrambled to a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft carrying 297 passengers and escort it to Stansted.
RAF fighter jets have escorted a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft from Manchester Airport to Stansted Airport. The airline has confirmed it is for security reasons. There are understood to be 297 passengers on board who were travelling from Lahore.
The plane was heading west towards Manchester when it was suddenly re-routed near York and headed back out to the North Sea, before travelling south to Stansted. It is believed to have now landed at the airport. An Essex Police spokeswoman said: “An incident has occurred on an aircraft. Police and partners are responding.”
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By: Bolta Pakistan
Beastly elements are certainly doing everything to ignite another 1947 in Sindh. We must stay vigilant and dispassionate. We are first humans than anything else and poor passengers in buses are ordinary mortals; working day and night to provide bread and butter to their hapless dependents. They must not be used as pawns in dirty games of vicious political actors.
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Via – adopted from Bolta Pakistan facebook page
Mushtaq Minhas and Nusrat Javaid discussing an incident in which 14 bus passengers burnt alive including children and women.
Courtesy: Aaj TV News (Bolta Pakistan with Mushtaq Minhas and Nusrat Javaid, 26th April 2011-2)
via Siasat.pk, You Tube