Captured pirates handed over

Pirate leader, Aw Koombe, two others handed over in Puntland.

Chinese navy hands over three pirates to Somali authorities

By Abdiqani Hassan

A Chinese navy ship handed over three suspected pirates to Somali authorities on Friday, police said, underscoring the determination of international naval forces to stamp out a resurgence of piracy this year.

The pirates were involved in the attempted hijacking in April of the OS35, a Tuvalu-flagged cargo ship that was rescued by the Chinese navy after the crew sent a distress call.

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