Five Somali men under arrest over altercation of Turkish Airlines flight


Somalis’ security forces detained five men over altercation on Turkish Airlines flight, police spokesman said on Tuesday.

The brawl involving Somali nationals deported from Turkey and flight attendants broke out on Turkish Airlines flight originating from Istanbul shortly before landing at Adan Adde Int’l Airport, police added.

The flight attendant sustained injuries was admitted to a hospital to receive medical treatment and five Somali nationals were detained on landing, he added.

The scuffle erupted after Somali nationals, who were deported from Turkey following the expiration of their visas, assaulted one of the flight attendants.

They were held at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), in Mogadishu, according to police.


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