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The Foreign Office has confirmed that a British national has died in Ethiopia following reports of an "accidental" shooting in the city of Bahir Dar.
AFP, citing a government spokesman, reported that a 47-year-old British tourist was killed in a church in the northwestern city after a man accidentally discharged an "old rifle".
The Foreign Office made no other comment except to say it was "providing consular assistance to the family at this difficult time”.
The co-pilot that hijacked an Ethiopian Airlines plane has been named as Hailemedhin Abera Tegegn, aged 31.
The second-in-command landed the plane in Geneva and exited via a cockpit window before handing himself over to the Swiss police.
Audio has been released of the co-pilot that hijacked an Ethiopian Airlines flight telling air traffic control he will climb out of the plane's window once it has landed.
According to a police spokesman and Geneva airport CEO Robert Deillon, the co-pilot locked the cabin door when the pilot went to the toilet, and keyed a distress code for 'I just hijacked the aircraft' into the aircraft's transponder.
Claiming he wanted asylum in Switzerland, the unnamed co-pilot landed the plane in Geneva before gaving himself up to the police.
Audio courtesy of @matthewkeyslive.
A rope which police said a co-pilot used to flee an Ethiopian Airlines plane he hijacked and landed at Geneva Airport in a bid for asylum has been seen dangling from the aircraft's cockpit.
The unnamed co-pilot, an Ethiopian born in 1983, asked to refuel at Geneva before landing and gave himself up to police after escaping the plane.
Geneva police have said the co-pilot who hijacked a Ethiopian Airlines plane took control of the aircraft when the pilot went to the toilet, landed the plane and left the aircraft through a window on a rope, Reuters has reported.
Police said the co-pilot was not armed and posed no risk to passengers or crew at any point.