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Attempted boarding on the way to the Med

by Noonsite 1 Oct 14:24 BST
Attempted boarding on the way to the Med © Noonsite

Further south in Spain, off Cadiz, a German cruising boat suffered a few traumatic hours being pursued by two fast RIBs with balaclava-wearing men on board.

An attempted boarding failed due to the rough sea conditions and the arrival of the Spanish Coastguard helicopter just in time. The assailants fled towards Africa.

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