Iran “frees” pirate hostages
Details remain sketchy.
Iran frees four sailors held by Somali pirates during complex intel operation
Iran’s intelligence forces have rescued four Iranian sailors from the captivity of pirates in Somalia following a complicated operation.
The sailors Masoud Balouchi, Ahmad Balouchi, Adam Balouchi and Shir-Mohammad Tabezar, kidnapped three years ago in international waters near Somalia, were welcomed by Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi in Tehran Thursday.
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