Somali pirates hijack German-owned tanker

Somali pirates on Thursday hijacked a German-owned tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas in the Gulf of Aden, a maritime group said.

Somali pirates hijack German-owned tanker

Somali pirates on Thursday hijacked a German-owned tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas in the Gulf of Aden, the third ship to be taken this year, a maritime group said.

"The MV Longchamp was hijacked this morning with a crew of 13 -- 12 Filipinos and one Indonesian," Andrew Mwangura, of the East African Seafarers Assistance Programme, told Reuters.

Reuters
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