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Sri Lanka navy: Suspected pirates hijack fishing trawler off Somalia


 , Updated 17:36, 28-Jan-2024

Suspected Somali pirates have boarded and hijacked a Sri Lankan fishing trawler with six crew in the latest attack against shipping in the Indian Ocean, Colombo's navy said Sunday.

"Our information is that they were captured by Somali pirates," said Sri Lankan navy spokesperson Gayan Wickramasuriya, adding that the Lorenzo Putha-4 had been seized on Saturday some 840 nautical miles southeast of the Somali capital Mogadishu.

Source(s): AFP
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