SABA - Yemen news agency

Print date: 23-07-2019
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Eritrean pirates seize Yemeni boat

HODEIDA, Sep. 26 (Saba) – Eritrean pirates have seized a Yemeni fishing boat with 5 crew members onboard in the Red Sea, the Coastguard said on Saturday.

The crew and their boat were towed under gun threat to the Muqaideh area, Eritrea, and their properties were confiscated, it said.

Quoting the crew who arrived after they had been deported by the pirates to Khokha port, it said the pirates used a Yemeni fishing boat to camouflage during the hijacking.

The crew arrived in good condition and measures are underway to get back the boat, it concluded.