Italian fishing boat reports attacks off Cyprus coast

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An Italian fishing boat was attacked by at least ten Turkish boats in the north on Tuesday morning, according to Italian newspaper La Republica.

The boat, Michele Giacalone, was located around 27 miles off the Turkish coast when suddenly ten small boats started throwing stones and flares at it, before they attempted to ram into the Italian vessel, the report said.

The boat’s captain Luciano Giacalone reported the incident to the Turkish port authorities and shortly after a frigate of the Italian Navy, the Margottini, was deployed to the area to defuse the situation along with a Turkish patrol boat....


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Italian fishing boat reports attacks off Cyprus coast


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