UK Armed Forces Storm Oil Tanker After Suspected Hijacking

The UK armed forces boarded an oil tanker off England on Sunday evening, ending a 10-hour standoff in which stowaways on the vessels had threatened the crew in what UK authorities described as a “suspected hijacking.” Seven individuals have been detained, while all 22 crew of the oil tanker are safe and well, the UK authorities said, after the Special Boat Service (SBS) put an end to the 10-hour standoff with an operation that lasted just nine minutes.   The Nave Andromeda crude oil tanker, traveling under the flag of Liberia,…