International terror alert over ‘Mary Celeste’ boat found bobbing just six miles from nuclear plant

A mystery ‘Mary Celeste’ yacht found floating close to a nuclear plant has sparked an international police alert.

The empty 28ft-long vessel was discovered drifting just six miles from the heavily guarded Sizewell plant on the Suffolk coast, where security has been extra-tight during the Olympics.

The yacht was towed to nearby Orford Quay where a UK Border Force investigation began. After initial fears that the vessel was part of a terrorist plot, officials now say it is more likely to have been used to smuggle drugs or illegal immigrants into Britain.

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