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President tours PMPF base

PMPF has scored several wins against pirates in past.  Somalia: Puntland President tours Puntland Marine Force base The President of Somalia’s Puntland Government Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has toured Puntland Maritime Police Force ...
A Kenyan policeman stands guard next to Somali nationals at the law courts in the Kenya's costal City of Mombassa

Pirate prison on verge of closure

Electricity bills could force closure of Puntland pirate prison. Somalia: Danish-funded Prison facility in Puntland on verge of closure A 500-bed prison facility in the state capital of Garowe is on the ...
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EUCAP Nestor conclude training Somali CG

EUCAP Nestor celebrated with its Somali and Djiboutian partners the successful completion of training EUCAP Nestor concludes first basic training course for Somali Coast Guards and Port Police Today the EU’s maritime ...
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Soldiers Turn Hijackers

A dozen soldiers guarding a North Korean ship impounded in Somalia's autonomous Puntland region for maritime violations have hijacked the vessel and its 33 crew. Soldiers turn hijackers of North Korea ...
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Puntland ‘Seizes Arms From Yemen’

Bossaso — Security forces in Somalia's Puntland autonomous region have seized a depot of arms and bomb material along the country's northern coastline, in another sign that Al Qaeda militants ...
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Aerial Attack

An official from the autonomous Somali region of Puntland says its forces launched an aerial attack targeting a pirate leader in Somalia. Troops bomb pirate base in Somali region By Abdi Guled, ...
Pirate Base Stormed

Pirate Base Stormed

Several suspected pirates, including a heavily armed gang accused of holding a Danish family hostage last year, have arrested by police in Somalia’s northern Puntland region. Somali forces storm suspected pirate base By ...
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Death highlights clash with Somali trainees

A confidential report on the death of a military contractor last month brings into stark focus the problems facing an SA-linked security outfit engaged in a controversial anti-piracy mission in ...
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Strike on Pirate Base

Witnesses confirm bombardment of suspected Somali pirate base. According to the witnesses, aircraft struck a north-eastern coastal village some 220 kilometres east of Bossaso, the main port in Puntland. War planes strike ...
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Local Campaign

The security forces of Somalia's semi-autonomous state, Puntland launched an offensive against local pirates gangs over the weekend. The operation saw 15 pirates arrested - they were taken to a temporary ...

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