Turkish commandos kill ferry hijacker

Published: Nov 13, 2011, 09:51 IST | Correspondent

Turkish commandos killed a lone hijacker, identified as a Kurdish militant armed with a bomb, in a pre-dawn operation on Saturday

Turkish commandos killed a lone hijacker, identified as a Kurdish militant armed with a bomb, in a pre-dawn operation on Saturday. The commandos rescued more than 20 passengers and crew held hostage for 12 hours on a high-speed ferry near Istanbul. Hostages aboard the Kartepe ferry described how the hijacker was shot dead minutes after the commandos slipped aboard. The operation lasted 10 minutes

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