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British police respond to tanker stopped in English Channel

New Zealand Herald Sunday, 25 October 2020
British police respond to tanker stopped in English ChannelBritish police and coast guard units responded Sunday to an incident aboard an oil tanker in the English Channel. The ship's owner attributed the problem to stowaways and said it was not a hijacking.The incident occurred on the...
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The armed forces have boarded a ship in the English Channel and gained controlafter a suspected hijacking and detained seven individuals, the Ministry ofDefence has said. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Home Secretary Priti Patelauthorised armed forces personnel to board the ship in the English...

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