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Official: South Korea Vessel Hijacked Off of Somalia - Voice of America

A South Korean Defense Ministry official says a South Korean fishing vessel has apparently been hijacked in the waters off of Somalia. The official told the French News Agency, “The boat sent a message that she was being approached by some unidentified ...and more »

S.Korea's anti-piracy unit searches for Mongolian ship off Somalia - africanews

South Korea has dispatched its anti-piracy naval unit to waters off Somalia after communication with a Mongolian fishing vessel was cut when it requested help, fearing it was being followed by a suspected pirate vessel. AdChoices. ADVERTISING.and more »

Somali pirates capture fishing boat, South Korea dispatches naval unit - Firstpost

SEOUL: South Korea's military dispatched a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates presumably hijacked a fishing vessel, officials said on Saturday. File image of South Korean navy. AP. The 234-ton vessel, had a crew of three South Koreans and ...and more »

Somali pirates: South Korea responds to distress call over suspected hijack of Mongolian ship - International Business Times UK

South Korean naval unit was participating in operations to combat piracy in nearby waters when it received a call to help. By Nandini Krishnamoorthy. May 27, 2017 11:58 BST. Video. Related Videos. More videos. 00:49. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%.and more »

S Korean-skippered vessel outruns Somali 'pirates' - News24

Seoul - A fishing vessel, initially believed to have been hijacked off the Somalian coast early on Saturday, was confirmed to be operating as normal, the South Korean foreign ministry said. The Mongolian-flagged ship - with a South Korean captain, and ...and more »

South Korea confirms fishing crew's safety after hijack scare - Fox News

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea said Saturday that it has confirmed the safety of crew members from a fishing vessel that had lost contact in waters off Somalia, prompting Seoul to dispatch a naval unit over fears that the vessel had been hijacked by ...and more »

South Korea fishing vessel 'hijacked' off Somalia - Daily Nation

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 said. Contact with ...and more »