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Isle of Wight: UK Special Forces take control of ship after 'hijackers' threaten crew

New Zealand Herald Monday, 26 October 2020
Isle of Wight: UK Special Forces take control of ship after 'hijackers' threaten crewUK special forces have ended a 10-hour standoff in the English Channel after a group of violent Nigerian "hijackers" threatened to kill the crew of an oil tanker bound for the UK.Troops from the Special Boat Service stormed the...
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UK special forces regain control of hijacked oil tanker 01:23

Seven people were detained when military forces stormed a tanker suspected to have been hijacked off the Isle of Wight. Sixteen members of the Special Boat Service (SBS) ended a 10-hour standoff which started when stowaways on board the Liberian-registered Nave Andromeda reportedly became violent....

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