Pirates demand ransom

Pirates seem to be testing their old business model.

Somali pirates seek ransom for Indians

Pirates who hijacked an Indian cargo dhow with 11 crew members on board have moved the vessel to an undisclosed location within the Galmudug waters off the Somali coast until their ransom demands are met, a pirate leader said on Tuesday.

The vessel, Al Kausar, was initially taken to El Hur, near the port of Hobyo in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Galmudug state, but was then moved to avoid approaching security personnel, pirates said.

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Source: thehindu.com

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