S. Korea aids yacht in Gulf

News coincides with a suspected piracy approach on a yacht in the Gulf of Aden this week.

Navy’s Cheonghae unit rescues two foreign yachts off Somali coast

The South Korean Navy’s anti-piracy Cheonghae unit has rescued two foreign yachts in waters off the Somali coast after they went adrift due to fuel shortages, naval officials here said Thursday.

The unit’s 4,400-ton Choi Young destroyer on Wednesday provided fuel to the U.S. and Belgium-registered yachts that were en route to Djibouti on a trip around the world after departing from Sri Lanka, the Navy said.

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Source: en.yna.co.kr

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