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ChinesePod Today: Libyan Migrants Hijack Oil Tanker (simp. characters)

ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod News (March 29, 2019)

An oil tanker heading towards the Libyan capital of Tripoli rescued a group of 100 Libyan migrants who then hijacked the vessel. Subsequently, Maltese armed forces boarded the tanker and restored control to the crew. The Libyans have been taken to Malta’s capital, Valletta.

NOTE: This video features SIMPLIFIED characters, which are used in Mainland China. For viewers studying the form of written Chinese used in Hong Kong and Taiwan (traditional), the traditional-character version of this story (alongside all others of ChinesePod Today) is available at https://youtu.be/Ch7GJceF6F0

This ChinesePod Today news broadcast includes the following vocabulary:

偷渡: to secretly cross an international border
隶属: be subordinate to
不料: unexpectedly
威逼: to coerce
挟持: to seize somebody on both sides by the arms

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