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Indian crew in hijacked ship freed

May 24, 2008 00:55 IST

The Indian crew members, who were onboard the Ship M V Victoria, which was hijacked on May 17 near the Somalia coast by heavily armed pirates, have been released, the Directorate General of Shipping on Friday said.

The 10 Indian seafarers have been released, it said. The ship was carrying 4,200 tonnes of sugar between Mumbai and Mogadishu and the Somali pirates had emptied the ship of sugar and taken it away.



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