Indian Navy foils piracy bid in Gulf of Aden

06 October 2017, 07:01 PM
Indian Navy foils piracy bid in Gulf of Aden
Indian Navy foils piracy bid in Gulf of Aden

The Indian Navy thwarted a piracy attempt on Indian ship MV Jag Amar at 12: 30 pm in Gulf of Aden on Friday.

The Indian Navy informed that they recovered 1 AK47, 1 magazine with 27 rounds, grapnels, ropes, fuel drums and ladders in the anti-piracy operation.

"AK47, 1 magazine with 27 rounds, grapnels, ropes, fuel drums and ladders were recovered in anti-piracy operation at  MV Jag Amar. All 26 Indian crew are safe," the Indian Navy officials said.

After receiving a call from Indian cargo ship Jag Amar, INS Trishul swung into action and extended help to Indian ship which had 26 members on board.  

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First Published: Friday, October 06, 2017 06:45 PM
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