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Monday, February 16, 2009

Somali Pirates: Saudi Frigate Hinders Attack on Turkish Merchant Ship

Reported as Saudi vessel helps thwart hijack of Turkish ship off Gulf of Aden:
A Saudi navy frigate on Monday provided protection for a Turkish cargo ship after receiving a distress call from the ship early this morning as three small boats attempted to hijack it in the international waters near the Gulf of Aden, state news agency SPA reported.
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The pirates fled the area following the arrival of the frigate, Al-Riyadh, which then escorted the Turkish merchant ship Yasa Seyhan out of the danger zone, the agency said on its website.

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