S Korea fishing vessel ‘hijacked’ off Somalia

Seoul – A South Korean fishing vessel was apparently hijacked in waters off Somalia on Saturday, a defence ministry official said.

“The boat sent a message that she was being approached by some unidentified vessels, the South Korean official told AFP.

Contact with the fishing boat was then lost, he said.

South Korea’s naval anti-piracy unit, which was on routine patrol off Somalia, was urgently dispatched to the site, the official added.   read all 

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