India's navy says rescues Arabian Sea vessel crew after hijack attempt


India's navy on Friday said it had rescued 21 crew members from a vessel in the Arabian Sea after a hijacking distress call.

"All 21 crew (including 15 Indians) onboard safely evacuated from the citadel," it said in a statement, adding that it appeared the hijacking attempt had been abandoned after a "forceful warning" by the navy.

Source(s): AFP
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