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UPDATE: Hijackers hold Mexican plane on runway

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MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican news media report most passengers freed from hijacked airplane in Mexico City.

Hijackers are still holding the plane, from Cancun to Mexico City, on the runway.

Mexico Communications Secretary Juan Molinar says the plane is sitting on the runway at the Mexico City international airport.

Mexican news media report the hijackers are three Bolivian citizens who are demanding to talk with Mexican President Felipe Calderon.

Mexican network TV Azteca reported that the flight Wednesday was carrying 104 passengers.

Newsline 9 will continue to follow this story.

Online Reporter: Ashley Gatz

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