March 4, 2024
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AFP
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Tue, 2024-01-30 04:52

NEW DELHI: India’s navy stated Tuesday it had freed an Iranian fishing vessel hijacked by Somali pirates, the second in as many days, following the newest assault on Indian Ocean delivery.

The warship INS Sumitra “compelled the protected launch” of the 19 Pakistani crew members and the Iranian-flagged Al-Naeemi fishing vessel, the spokesman stated, saying the rescue happened in a single day Monday some 850 nautical miles (1,574 kilometers) west of the Indian metropolis of Kochi.

A complete of “11 Somali pirates” had taken the crew hostage, the navy stated.

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piracy
Somalia