Oil tanker stormed by SBS was denied port access by France and Spain

Nov 05 2020


An oil tanker that was stormed by special forces off the Isle of Wight after a suspected hijack attempt had been denied port access by France and Spain to disembark seven stowaways in the days leading up to the incident.

                             

The guardian


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