S. Korea’s anti-piracy ops

South Korea continues anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden.

Navy’s anti-piracy unit escorted more vessels after successful rescue in 2011

The Navy’s anti-piracy troops dispatched to the Somali coast have escorted an increasing number of nonmilitary vessels through the piracy-prone region following their successful mission to free a South Korean freighter taken hostage by Somali sea rovers in 2011.

“Since the Dawn of the Gulf of Aden operation, the number of vessels the Cheonghae Unit escorted in the sea near the Gulf of Aden has doubled,” a military official said.

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Source: koreaherald.com

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