Pirates Hold Sailors Hostage

Men were actually being held by Tanzania for illegal fishing.

Pirates Hold Sailors Hostage

Eight Iranian seafarers have been released by Somali pirates after nearly nine months of being held in captive, but up to a dozen more are still at risk, according to Tehran Times.

The release came after negotiations were successful between Senegal’s embassy in Somalia and the pirates, but according to other media reports, up to a dozen more Iranian sailors taken from a different vessel are still being held hostage with a large ransom for their release.

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Source: porttechnology.org

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