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Turkey auctions off flagship vessel from Gaza flotilla raid

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Turkey has put up for sale the “Anatolian” ship, previously known as the “Mavi Marmara”, Israeli media reported on Sunday. The vessel became world-famous in 2010 after it made headlines for causing a diplomatic confrontation between Ankara and Tel-Aviv, after Israeli troops stormed the ship, which was carrying aid to Gaza, and killed ten Turkish activists. The Anatolian belonged to a Turkish shipping company but recently fell in the hands Turkish authorities, following the alleged foreclosure of its owner. It is currently anchored in the port of Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital. Turkish authoritie…

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