Skip to comments.Two plane hijackers 'beaten to death by passengers' in China
Posted on 07/03/2012 7:05:00 AM PDT by grundle
TWO men who allegedly tried to hijack a plane in China were beaten to death by passengers and crew.
The Global Times newspaper reported that two of the suspects died in hospital from injuries they suffered during the ensuing fight with passengers and crew on board.
The men were part of a six-strong gang involved in the foiled hijack of a Tianjin Airlines flight bound for the regional capital of Urumqi last Friday.
Just minutes after the flight took off from Hetian, southwest Xinjiang, the men, all aged between 20 and 36, stood up and announced their plans to terrified passengers.
The gang reportedly broke a pair of aluminium crutches and used them to attack passengers while attempting to break into the cockpit, Hou Hanmin, a regional government spokeswoman said.
They were tackled by police and passengers who tied them up with belts before the plane, carrying 101 people, returned to the airport safely just 22 minutes later.
Hanmin added that police were still testing materials they had been carrying, thought to be explosives.
The men were reported to be Uighurs, the local Muslim ethnic minority. There have been clashes between authorities and Uighurs resentful of government controls over their religion and culture.
Dilxat Raxit, spokesman for the German-based World Uyghur Congress which campaigns for Uighurs rights, said that it wasnt a hijacking attempt, rather an in-flight brawl over a seat dispute.
We warn China not to use this incident as another excuse for crackdown, he said in an emailed statement.
Two more suspects are reportedly being treated in hospital after mutilating themselves.
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“Two more suspects are reportedly being treated in hospital after mutilating themselves.”
Uighurs... read MUSLIMS.
Snakes on a plane...
Uighurs in the news! Alert Mark Steyn!
The term “Uighur Diaspora” has not been uttered publicly for several months - we’re long overdue.
seat dispute my hind end.............
Imagine if that happened on an American carrier. CAIR, ISNA, the UN and Obama himself would be screaming about a hair-trigger mentality toward the gentle, misunderstood adherents of the “Religion of Peace.”
Wonder who will be perceived as the "strong horse"?
Of course the problem here is that the seats they
were fighting over were the pilot’s and co-pilot’s.
When Muzzies try this on an airplane full of Americans, whether transiting American airspace or on their way to or from another country, I hope a similar outcome occurs.
The term Uighur Diaspora has not been uttered publicly for several months - were long overdue.
...ah yes...Chinese Palestinians.....from the land that never was...and nobody wants
“stood up and announced their plans to terrified passengers.”
Well maybe not too terrified just sayin.
Damn, rough passenger day.
Muslim hijackers beaten to death...
...has a ring to it.
Who’s gonna get all that blood out of the carpet?
Love happy endings! I feel all warm and fuzzy inside now :)
Isn’t this the species of moslems that Obama released from gitmo and sent to the Bermuda with a pension? Uihgers??? It was a year or 2 ago.
Well done China !!!
Those 9/11 hijackers just totally ruined airline hijackings for the rest of their “brothers.”
Of course the problem here is that the seats they were fighting over were the pilots and co-pilots.
your lib-speak / clintonian parser is fully functional and operating at peak performance
Kudos to the brave passengers.
Now, if we only had enough brave citizens who would do the same thing to Mud-Slimes attempting to hijack our country and a government allowing them.
Warn away, big guy. Careful though. They may place a round in your head and send the bill to your family.
Passengers comments (translated into English) just before they took care of the hijackers:
“Whoopi Ki Yay, M**********r!”
eric holder wouldn’t like this passengers would be arrested without legal cuncil just ask zimmerman
He's emailing from what he assumes is a safe place in Germany. I'm hoping that the Germans eventually make it unsafe for him.
TSA? They don’t need no stinkin’ TSA in China.
The system worked!
Congratulations on only 10 posts before you cracked the code of Islamofacist speak. You're not just good, you're damn good.
Didn't we get our first hint on 9-11 with the 'Lets Roll' bunch in Pennsylvania?
“Didn’t we get our first hint on 9-11 with the ‘Lets Roll’ bunch in Pennsylvania?”
I am surprised “Eric the withHolde”r has not filed a claim against the estates of the brave people of flight 93 for attacking the peaceful mudslimes. It would be right in tune with this administration’s attack on the majority.
The Uighurs forgot that what works in the west does not work in China. No one cares about the Uighurs and Communist occupation and Han ethnic cleansing of Turks and other minorities from their homelands. Terrorism will change nothing.
The guys who did the beatdown yelled, Rets Rorr!
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