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More vessels fall victim of Somali waters pirates

Maritime watchdog in Somali waters has called on United Nations and coalition forces to help cease pirate attacks in the Gulf of Aden, following latest abduction of a cargo ship from Thailand. International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has raised concern with increased hijack and attack reports in recent weeks, off Somali coast. On Tuesday, Somali pirates hijacked a Thai general cargo ship, which is the third in a series with a month. Noel Choong, head of the Kuala Lumpur-based International Maritime Bureau said the ship was caught in the Gulf of Aden, and the bureau’s Piracy Reporting Center was unable to provide further information on the attack because the boat was still moving with the hijackers on board. Full Story

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