No hijacking on anti-piracy watch

Attacks on dhows not recorded.

No hijacking on anti-piracy watch: Navy

Indian Navy, which plays a crucial role in anti-piracy operations in the of Aden and off Somalia coast, today said there has been no hijacking of any ship for the last two years “mainly due to the concerted efforts” of it along with the international maritime forces.

“Not a single ship under the escort of Indian Navy since 2008 has been hijacked by the pirates,” Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba said.

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