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TV: Turkish security forces overpower ferry hijacker

ISTANBUL - Turkish security forces overpowered an assailant on Saturday some 12 hours after the hijacking of a passenger ferry by suspected Kurdish militants, Turkish broadcasters reported.
Earlier reports said up to five assailants had taken some 20 people hostage during a journey in the Sea of Marmara in northwest Turkey before the high-speed "sea bus" ran low on fuel and had to anchor west of Istanbul.
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