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Somali pirates hijack Japanese tanker-officials

Somali pirates have hijacked a Japanese ship in the latest such seizure in the notoriously lawless waters of the Horn of Africa country, regional maritime officials said on Monday. Andrew Mwangura, head of the Kenya-based East African Seafarers’ Assistance Programme, said shipping sources in both Somalia and Japan had told him the ship, possibly a tanker, was seized 8.0 nautical miles (14.9 km) offshore on Sunday. Full Story

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