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Indian Navy rescues 19 Pakistani sailors from pirates

This is the Indian Navy's second rescue in the last 36 hours, according to the BBC.

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Indian Navy rescues 19 Pakistani sailor

KARACHI: Indian naval forces have rescued 19 Pakistani sailors after their boat was hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Somalia.

The Indian Special Forces published a photo of the hijackers who attempted to hijack the Pakistani vessel.

This is the Indian Navy’s second rescue in the last 36 hours, according to the BBC.

Details

According to the details provided by the Indian Navy, the Indian Navy warship INS Sumitra rescued a fishing vessel, Al Naemi, when they received an urgent call for help.

The Indian naval forces were quick to dispatch the Navy’s Marine Commandos to locate and rescue those being hijacked.

“Navy personnel boarded the vessel to sanitize the vessel and check on the well-being of the crew”, the BBC reported.

Hours before the incident, the Indian warship had rescued an Iranian vessel with 17 crew members on board, which pirates also hijacked, the Navy said.

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