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Somali pirates seize Yemeni ship

Somali pirates seize Yemeni ship

[04/May/2010]

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ADEN, May 4 (Saba)- Aden Coastguard said that it had received an alert that a Yemeni ship was hijacked by Somali pirates in the pirate-plagued Gulf of Aden in the last few days, the September website reported on Tuesday.

Citing sources at the Interior Ministry, the website said the pirates took over the ship after it sailed from Mukalla port en route to Aden.

It was carrying various products and a crew of 9 Yemeni sailors was onboard. Meanwhile, the sources said that information had surfaced that the ship was seen at Somali Qarta'a port.

An effort is underway to release it in the light of information, they said.

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