Indian Navy’s INS Trishul thwarts piracy attempt on MV Jag Amar in Gulf of Aden


 

Indian Navy’s INS Trishul thwarts piracy attempt on           MV Jag Amar in the Gulf of Aden

The Indian Navy’s INS Trishul a stealth frigate, thwarted the attempt. One AK-47 and one magazine with 27 rounds were recovered.

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 New Delhi  October 6 :  The Indian Navy on Friday thwarted a piracy attempt on an Indian flagged cargo ship MV Jag Amar in the Gulf of Aden. The Indian Navy’s INS Trishul a stealth frigate, thwarted the attempt. According to Navy spokesperson Captain DK Sharma, the attack took place at around 12.30 pm. The Indian Navy’s Marine Commandos are currently on board MV Jag Amar. One AK-47 and one magazine with 27 rounds were recovered. Twelve suspected pirates in one skiff, grapnel and ladders have also been recovered. The operation is currently underway , THE  INDIAN EXPRESS reported.

The cargo ship MV Jag Amar was on its way to Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

The Indian Navy’s INS Trishul. (Source: IAF)

Twelve suspected pirates in one skiff, grapnel and ladders have also been recovered. (Source: IAF)The operation is currently underway. (Source: IAF)

M K Vidyaranya

M K Vidyaranya

Senior Journalist, Executive Editor at Media World , worked as the Chief of Bureau of the Press Trust of India (PTI) national news agency’s Karnataka Unit also worked as a Senior Journalist in Vijay Times (now defunct) , Karnataka’s second largest circulated English daily.(Times of India group). My father late M R Krishnamurthy who died at the age of 81 (20 years ago) was a Freedom Fighter and Journalist who had worked for Indian Express, Kannada Prabha, Viswakarnataka, Tainadu, Janavani and other news papers. I was also editing few evening English newspapers, weeklies and fortnightlies. besides running the FAXNEWS News agency.

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