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Somali Pirates Release German Ship after Ransom Paid

Somali pirates have released a German-owned ship and its 15-man crew after a receiving a hefty ransom payment. “The information we have is that the MV Lehmann Timber was released on Tuesday when a ransom of $750,000 (478,000 euros) was paid,” Andrew Mwangura of the Kenya-based East African Seafarers’ Assistance Program told DPA news agency on Wednesday, July 9. Full Story

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