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Saturday, May 02, 2009

Somali Pirates: Ukrainian Ship May Have Been Captured

Another ship hijacked? A Ukrainian ship may have joined other vessels in the the Somali pirate hijack bag, according to this *report:
Pirates said they were taking the Ukrainian ship, hijacked in the Indian Ocean with a cargo including United Nations' vehicles, to the Somali coastal town of Haradheere.

"We have hijacked a ship carrying industrial equipment including white cars with the U.N. logo, our friends are on board it," a pirate who said his name was Hussein told Reuters by telephone from Haradheere.

Maritime and U.N. officials were not immediately available to confirm the hijack.
There seems to be some confusion, so stay tuned. Reports of the hijacking of MV Ariana here.

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