UK police ends operation to regain control of cargo ship


UK police ends operation to regain control of cargo ship
Armed police officers stand on duty in central Manchester, Britain, May 28, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble

In Summary

  • Four men were detained after the completion of the operation, the police said, adding no-one on board was injured.

UK Police said its operation to regain control of an Italian cargo ship in the Thames Estuary is over and that the vessel has been secured.

Four men were detained after the completion of the operation, the police said, adding no-one on board was injured.

Earlier, four stowaways threatened crew on the vessel, a spokesman for the boat’s operator, Grimaldi Lines, said.

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