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'Iranian commandos' hijacked tanker off of UAE 'but were foiled when crew disabled the engines - and fled when US warship approached'

Suspected hijacking of oil tanker off the coast of UAE is now over, UK has said 'Boarders have left the vessel. Vessel is safe. Incident complete,' a statement from Britain's maritime safety agency said, without elaborating It was thought the ship, identified as tanker Asphalt Princess, had been boarded by armed men with links to Iran or one of its proxies

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'Iranian commandos' hijacked tanker off of UAE 'but were foiled when crew disabled the engines - and fled when US warship approached'

US aircraft saw suspected Iranian gunmen take something from a hijacked tanker during 7-hour incident: official

Suspected Iranian gunmen temporarily hijacked a tanker in the Gulf of Oman Tuesday. They forcibly boarded the ship, assaulted the crew, and departed after about 7 hours, a US official said. The official said a US aircraft saw the Iranians take something from the ship when they left.

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US aircraft saw suspected Iranian gunmen take something from a hijacked tanker during 7-hour incident: official

Quick subterfuge and panicked late-night phonecalls: How the Iran tanker hijacking unfolded

The Asphalt Princess, which was this week centre stage of the Israeli-Iranian shadow war, was not your typical target It was late afternoon in the Gulf of Oman when the speedboat came alongside the red and blue painted hull of the MV Asphalt Princess. Seven heavily armed individuals clambered up the side and ordered the crew to sail for Iranian waters.

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Quick subterfuge and panicked late-night phonecalls: How the Iran tanker hijacking unfolded

Oil tanker ‘hijack’: Potential seizure off UAE coast is over, says Royal Navy after Iran blamed for attack

The Royal Navy’s United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said the hijackers who boarded the vessel have left the ship The hijackers who seized an oil tanker off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman left the targeted ship on Wednesday, the Royal Navy has reported.

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Oil tanker ‘hijack’: Potential seizure off UAE coast is over, says Royal Navy after Iran blamed for attack

Oil tanker 'hijacked by Iranian forces' off the coast of UAE is now safe and boarders have left the vessel

Suspected hijacking of oil tanker off the coast of UAE is now over, UK has said 'Boarders have left the vessel. Vessel is safe. Incident complete,' a statement from Britain's maritime safety agency said, without elaborating It was thought the ship, identified as tanker Asphalt Princess, had been boarded by armed men with links to Iran or one of its proxies

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Oil tanker 'hijacked by Iranian forces' off the coast of UAE is now safe and boarders have left the vessel

'Potential hijack' of oil tanker by suspected Iran-backed army is over

A group of eight or nine armed individuals, suspected of being backed by Iran, were believed to have boarded the vessel. The "potential hijack" of an oil tanker off the coast of the United Arab Emirates is over, a Royal Navy threat centre has said after sources blamed the seizure on forces backed by Iran.

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'Potential hijack' of oil tanker by suspected Iran-backed army is over

Britain urges UN to respond to ‘destabilising actions’ by Iran following tanker incidents

Asphalt Princess now safe, says UK maritime agency Related video: Evidence points to Iranian responsibility for earlier drone attack on tanker, UK minister says Britain has urged the United Nations to respond to "destabilising actions and lack of respect for international law" by Iran following a series of incidents involving tankers in the Persian gulf.

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Britain urges UN to respond to ‘destabilising actions’ by Iran following tanker incidents

Iran 'hijacks' tanker in Gulf of Oman

Seizure of Asphalt Princess sees Tehran accused of second shipping attack in a week as Britain, US and Israel threaten to strike back Iranian-backed forces were suspected of seizing an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf last night, just days after Iran was blamed for a drone attack on another tanker that killed a British crew member.

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Iran 'hijacks' tanker in Gulf of Oman

Tanker hijacked by ‘Iranian commandos’ and ‘ordered to sail to Tehran’ in Gulf attack days after drone killed Brit

A TANKER was reportedly hijacked by alleged Iranian commandos and ordered to “sail to Tehran” – days after a suspected drone attack killed a British security guard. A nine-strong armed group clambered aboard the Asphalt Princess in what Royal Navy monitors slammed as a “potential hijacking”.

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Tanker hijacked by ‘Iranian commandos’ and ‘ordered to sail to Tehran’ in Gulf attack days after drone killed Brit

'Potential hijack' of ship off UAE coast

A group of eight or nine armed individuals are believed to have boarded the vessel, a security source tells Sky News. The UK has reported a "potential hijack" of a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates as a security source said a tanker appears to have been seized.

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'Potential hijack' of ship off UAE coast

Somerset roads melt ‘like chocolate’ as extreme heatwave continues

Roads in Somerset are melting “like chocolate” as the heatwave continues in the South West. A number of A and B roads in the county have been affected as surface temperatures surpassed 50 degrees Celsius this week. Somerset Council said teams are being sent out on a daily basis to “stabilise” roads and monitor the situation.

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Somerset roads melt ‘like chocolate’ as extreme heatwave continues

Dump Truck Crashes on I-495 in Raynham, Spilling Asphalt

A dump truck spilled a load of asphalt onto the shoulder of Interstate 495 in Raynham, Massachusetts, Tuesday, state police said. The driver was left with minor injuries, police said on Twitter. Aerial footage showed the crash caused a backup on the northbound side of the highway, which police said caused the right lane to be closed.

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Dump Truck Crashes on I-495 in Raynham, Spilling Asphalt