Indian Navy exchanged fire with Somali pirates pirate ship sinking
People hearing on November 19 announced that the Indian Navy, Indian activity in the Gulf of Aden and a Somali pirate warships exchanged fire ship, pirate ship finally sank. This is the first Indian warships clashed with Somali pirate ship.
Arab News Network reports that the Indian Navy 19, a senior official issued a statement in New Delhi, 18 Monday night, two Indian navy boats in the Gulf of Aden waters of closely tracking a ship by Somali pirates, in its sinking, the boats quickly evacuated. Another report, the International Maritime Bureau, said a Thai fishing boat bound for the Middle East 18 when the waters in the Gulf of Aden by Somali pirates, and detained the 16 crew members on board. On the same day, the pirates have hijacked an Iranian bulk carrier and the ship’s 25 crew members. This is on Saturday, Somali pirates hijacked a ship carrying crude oil worth $ 100 million Saudi supertanker after the adoption of a new action.
Al-Jazeera reported that, according to listen to the recording, Somali pirates released the Saudi supertanker proposed conditions in the hijacked ship, you can negotiate with them on land, as long as shown with the Saudi side pay the ransom, they ensure the safety of persons on board. But pirate recordings did not specify the ransom specific figures. (An Arthur)