Control operation carried out on ferry between Bastia and Marseille

Control operation carried out on ferry between Bastia and Marseille - The maritime prefecture of the Bouches-du-Rhone has announced that a sea control operation has taken place following the suspicion of a hostage taking. The incident occurred on Thursday night following an alert given to personnel aboard a ferry sailing from Bastia to Marseille. Following a quick intervention from the maritime police the ferry was able to resume its journey.

 

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