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#Hijack

# hijack - Friday 16 April, 2021

Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway
# Bothar Na DTreabh
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# Bothar Na DTreabh

Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway

Updated Apr 16th 2021, 6:10 PM 40,314 Views 3 Comments

Two men have been charged and will appear before Galway District Court this evening.

# hijack - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Man armed with knife tried to hijack car in Cork city
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# Grand Parade

Man armed with knife tried to hijack car in Cork city

Jul 21st 2020, 12:59 PM 15,445 Views 12 Comments

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
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# Cashel District Court

Man and woman due in court over Tipperary hijacking and robbery

Mar 12th 2020, 10:48 AM 11,549 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Tipperary
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# Tipperary

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

Mar 6th 2020, 4:32 PM 30,231 Views 12 Comments

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
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# San Donato

Driver abducts 51 schoolchildren in Italy and sets bus ablaze

Mar 20th 2019, 8:31 PM 58,325 Views 37 Comments

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

# hijack - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Teen arrested after trying to hijack ambulance
# Dublin
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# Dublin

Teen arrested after trying to hijack ambulance

Jun 4th 2017, 12:04 PM 50,370 Views 0 Comments

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
# Anis Amri
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# Anis Amri

Surveillance footage shows Berlin attack suspect travelled through France

Dec 26th 2016, 7:41 PM 12,706 Views 15 Comments

He is believed to have travelled through Lyon by train.

# hijack - Friday 23 December, 2016

Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane
# Gaddafi Supporters
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# Gaddafi Supporters

Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:35 PM 40,612 Views 70 Comments

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
# Belfast
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# Belfast

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

Jul 18th 2016, 9:00 AM 13,922 Views 5 Comments

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
# Cyprus
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# Cyprus

British hostage had photo taken with EgyptAir hijacker

Mar 30th 2016, 7:42 AM 40,680 Views 67 Comments

“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
# Caught
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# Caught

Man impersonating garda hijacks jeep, steals wallet from elderly driver

Mar 25th 2016, 10:42 PM 38,142 Views 61 Comments

The jeep was later located in Castleshane.

# hijack - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Car hijacked at knifepoint in early morning attack
# Prehen Road
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# Prehen Road

Car hijacked at knifepoint in early morning attack

Dec 28th 2014, 3:38 PM 22,874 Views 10 Comments

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

Nov 15th 2014, 12:08 PM 17,346 Views 4 Comments

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
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# Charged

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

Jun 9th 2014, 10:22 PM 20,326 Views 0 Comments

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 Hijackings
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# Taxi Hijackings

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

Jun 9th 2014, 1:15 PM 15,511 Views 60 Comments

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
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# Carjack

Man charged over car hijacked last week with two children inside

May 19th 2014, 8:15 PM 25,573 Views 42 Comments

The incident occurred last week in Terenure in Dublin.

# hijack - Friday 25 April, 2014

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

Apr 25th 2014, 9:29 AM 25,218 Views 49 Comments

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
# Taxi Forum
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# Taxi Forum

Taxi drivers to discuss new security options following recent attacks

Aug 21st 2013, 9:01 PM 11,241 Views 58 Comments

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
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Two arrested in Limerick after taxi hijacking

Jan 28th 2013, 11:34 AM 5,168 Views 7 Comments

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
# Post Van
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# Post Van

Hijackers run over NI postman with his own mail van

Nov 15th 2012, 1:36 PM 4,695 Views 7 Comments

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
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# Anniversary

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

Sep 11th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,757 Views 106 Comments

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
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Car hijacked, set alight during Craigavon disturbances

Aug 19th 2012, 12:12 PM 3,259 Views 2 Comments

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

# hijack - Monday 30 July, 2012

Appeal after masked men hijack car
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# PSNI

Appeal after masked men hijack car

Jul 30th 2012, 11:23 AM 1,835 Views 0 Comments

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
# Hostage
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# Hostage

Turkish forces shoot dead ferry hijacker

Nov 12th 2011, 10:56 AM 180 Views 3 Comments

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
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# SOS

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

Oct 12th 2011, 1:24 PM 698 Views 6 Comments

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
# Pirates
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# Pirates

Somali pirates receive life in jail for fatal hijacking

Oct 4th 2011, 2:21 PM 327 Views 3 Comments

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
# 9/11
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# 9/11

Watch: How 11 September 2001 unfolded

Sep 10th 2011, 7:30 PM 1,314 Views 29 Comments

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"
# Flight 93
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# Flight 93

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

Sep 9th 2011, 11:42 AM 2,250 Views 4 Comments

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
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# Take 5

Take 5: Friday

Jun 3rd 2011, 4:52 PM 688 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight
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Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight

Jun 3rd 2011, 3:09 PM 1,571 Views 2 Comments

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
# Take 5
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# Take 5

Take 5: Friday

Jan 21st 2011, 4:55 PM 531 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Man charged over Limerick car hijacking
# Abducted
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# Abducted

Man charged over Limerick car hijacking

Jan 21st 2011, 4:20 PM 855 Views 0 Comments

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
# Take 5
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# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

Jan 20th 2011, 4:58 PM 716 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Car with children inside stolen in Limerick
# Limerick
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# Limerick

Car with children inside stolen in Limerick

Jan 20th 2011, 1:29 PM 820 Views 0 Comments

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

# hijack - Thursday 29 July, 2010

Hijack foiled in Moscow
# Russia
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# Russia

Hijack foiled in Moscow

Jul 29th 2010, 6:10 PM 123 Views 0 Comments