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Somali Pirates Hijack First time since 2017.

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Somali pirates successfully hijacked a ship for the first time since 2017. Hijacking a Panama flagged ship travelling from UAE to Mogadishu port.

6 Pirates hijacked the ship, Wednesday 16th august . Authorities believe an Islamist Militant group held the attack. Security analyst “Dryad Global” reported the ship , 180 miles southwest of Socotra in the Arabian sea , area known as “Horn Of Africa”.

Officials state that they found an opportunity to attack. When the ship was slowing down. Thats when they launched their small vessels and attacked the Panama Flagged tanker.

Even-though attacks are rare its still a high risk piracy zone , authorities warn ships to take hard security measures,

image credits too EU NAVFOR

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