Reuters reported, several passengers descended the steps from the hijacked plane at Malta International Airport on Friday.
An Afriqiyah Airways source said two hijackers had threatened the pilots with an explosive device, probably a grenade.
Video posted by the Times of Malta shows the plane sitting on the ground, with security forces gathered nearby.
Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat confirmed in a series of tweets the gradual release of the 118 passengers and crew from the plane, before the pair eventually surrendered nearly four hours later. It is unclear whether the parliamentarian, identified as Abdel-Salam al-Marabet, was actually on board the flight. The Airbus A320 departed from the Libyan city of Sebha at 10:10 am Friday local time bound for Tripoli but has instead diverted to Malta.
All flights from the airport are now suspended.
Informed of potential hijack situation of a #Libya internal flight diverted to #Malta.
The hijacking of a Libyan plane to Malta has ended peacefully.
The hijackers are probably of Libyan nationality, Muscat told reporters after the standoff ended.
'Then they lost communication with him, ' the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
It is not clear why the plane was hijacked or what the demands of the hijackers are.
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