Seven in custody after special forces end suspected tanker hijacking

An oil tanker docked in Southampton hours after special forces raided the vessel and rescued the crew from a suspected hijacking.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) tweeted that according to “initial reports” the crew were safe and well.

About 16 Special Boat Service (SBS) commandos boarded the Nave Andromeda off the Isle of Wight on Sunday evening and regained control.

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