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Puntland forces

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 ...
Aerial Attack

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 ...
Somali police

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 ...
Pirate Base

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 ...
Bellingham Farole

Ministerial Meeting

UK Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham met the President of the Puntland State of Somalia on 17 October. This is the President’s first visit to the UK in an official capacity. Speaking ...
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Pirate Fight

Government forces from Somalia’s Puntland region have captured at least 20 pirates in a military operation reportedly led by Security Minister Gen. Khalif Issa Mudan. “Our forces captured 10 pirates in ...
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Trawler Rescue

The Government of Puntland State of Somalia has rescued 14 Myanmar  fishermen held as hostages by Somali pirates. During a press conference in the Puntland capital of Garowe, the Government officials ...

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