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14th May 2019, 20:08

HMS Sabre escorts Guardia Civil launch out of BGTW; FCO to protest incursion

An incursion by a Guardia Civil launch was challenged by the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron.

HMS Sabre escorted the Rio Belelle out of British Gibraltar Territorial Waters at around nine on Tuesday morning, off Western Beach.

A spokesperson for the FCO said it would be protesting the incursion to the Spanish authorities.

Photo credit: Michael Sanchez