Pirates free vessel alleged to have been missile carrier
AL MIZAN, the vessel said to be laden with short and medium-range missiles that was captured by Somali pirates earlier this month, has now been freed, according to reports from the region.
Reports quoted Ali Dheere, chairman of Mogadishu’s general merchandise traders, as stating: “The negotiation ended last night and the ship was freed today. We are afraid pirates will recapture it.”
The ship had been carrying only commercial goods when...
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