Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Iranian Navy Rescues Chinese Ship in Gulf of Aden

Iranian navy rescued a Chinese container ship attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden on Wednesday morning, IRNA reported. The ship was heading toward the Indian Ocean from Singapore when armed pirates in five speedboats attacked it.

The Iranian navy, along with naval forces from other nations, has conducted patrols in the pirate-infested Gulf of Aden since 2008.

File photo: IRINS Sabalan (73) frigate (Fars)

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