Italian special forces have successfully stopped an attempt by a group of migrants to hijack a cargo ship traveling from Turkey to France. The incident occurred when approximately 15 asylum seekers, armed with knives, boarded the vessel undetected. The crew locked themselves in the bridge and contacted authorities for help. The ship was subsequently stormed by Italian special forces and successfully detained the migrants, whose nationality has not been disclosed, when the vessel arrived at the port of Gioia Tauro. The incident highlights the ongoing challenges facing European countries regarding migration and maritime security.
Today: December 2, 2023