South Korean troops rescued by Somali pirates hijacked and 21 crew members (Figure)
The picture shows the South Korean navy commandos boarded the hijacked tanker rescue crew.
BEIJING, Jan. 21, according to Yonhap, South Korea’s three lakes shipping a chemical tanker (10,000 tons), “three lakes jewelry” was received at the rescue crew 21 .
South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (hereinafter referred to as joint participants) said that day, Qinghai force for the “three lakes jewelry” was the rescue operation (code-named “Dawn of the Gulf of Aden war”), successfully rescued a hijacked by Somali pirates’ three lakes jewelry “was.
Yonhap said parameters, Qinghai Force destroyer “Cui” (No. 4500-ton) the day the Navy commando (UDT) into the hijacked ship, in at 14:56 on the 21st Xu uniform pirates, the ship back.
In this process, the 21 crew members were rescued, the captain of abdominal gunshot wounds, but life without danger. U.S. military helicopters have been injured to a nearby state hospital escort. Qinghai troops to participate in rescue operations team no one was injured.
Yonhap said participants in the 13 pirates hijacked the ship, eight were killed and five were captured.
parameters, according to Yonhap, the “Dawn of the Gulf of Aden war” from at 9:58 on the 21st assigned to 14:56 and lasted about 4 hours and 58 minutes. “Three lakes jewelry” was all the crew accepted the Qinghai army medical health check, according to the introduction of teams, crew health are good.
Earlier, South Korean troops in Qinghai Province at 19:51 on the 18th allowed to catch up with the hijacked “three lakes jewelry” was discovered a few pirates to hijack ships and disembarked the Mongolian nationality, is put into force after the Qinghai special warfare personnel to carry out work to combat piracy. In this process, a number of pirates fell into the sea. South Korea commando a major, a sergeant, a corporal of three others. Wounded in the incident was immediately transferred to a university hospital in Oman for treatment. One is still receiving treatment, and another two have been discharged.
South Korean President Lee Han Jun 21 rescued after receiving “three lakes jewelry” was in the news, immediately issued the “on” three lakes jewelry “was full of presidential conversations to be rescued,” said South Korean troops in a difficult situation perfectly completed combat missions, which he is encouraged and appreciated.