Pirates steal oil, plunder Malaysian tanker in South China Sea

MT Oriental Glory20 July 2014 – A Malaysian tanker in the South China Sea was hijacked Tuesday by pirates who stole all the oil on board before setting the vessel free.

The MT Oriental Glory was hijacked late Tuesday while it was navigating the Johor Waters — between Malaysia and Singapore — in the South China Sea and was recovered Wednesday by naval authorities, the Royal Malaysian Navy said in a statement, according to Agence France-Presse.

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