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Hijackers.(Brief Article)(Statistical Data Included)

Hijackers of an Indian Airlines jet murdered one passenger in a weeklong drama that ended Dec. 31 after India released three jailed militants and flew them to Kandahar, Afghanistan, where the jet had sat since Dec. 25. The hijackers, Muslim insurgents protesting India's occupation of the disputed Kashmir region, and the three released prisoners reportedly crossed the Afghan-Pakistan border a few hours after they left the aircraft. …

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