Indian cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates with 11 onboard

Indian cargo ship

An Indian cargo ship from Mandavi was hijacked by Somali pirates with 11 crew members onboard when it was on its way from Dubai to Yemen’s Al Mukalla port. It is said that the incident occurred on April 1 evening.

According to media reports, the captain of the ship had informed the authorities in Dubai about the hijack and Ministry of External Affairs has also been notified. It is also reported that other naval authorities have also been alarmed about the incident; action will be taken to rescue Indian crew members on the ship.

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