SABA - Yemen news agency

Print date: 21-07-2019
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Eritrean pirates hijacked two Yemeni fishing boats

HODEIDAH, Aug. 21(Saba)- Eritrean pirates have hijacked two Yemeni fishing boats with 12 fishermen onboard in the international waters, according to the Interior Ministry.

The Yemeni boats were driven at gunpoint to Od area of Eritrea where all the boats were confiscated.

Coastguard Police in the Red Sea Sector said that the fishermen arrived at the fishing port in Hodeidah province while one of their two boats is still kept by the pirates, noting that investigation is underway.