Further to the Maritime Security Alert regarding a hijack off Eyl, Somalia issued on 24/03/2017, the following information has been released:
UKMTO confirmed the hijack of a fishing vessel. The vessel is believed to have been hijacked to be used as a Mother Ship for future attacks on larger vessels.
According to Reuters, the pirates released the Yemeni crew and Somali guard inland before disappearing with the vessel holding the cook, the captain and the engineer hostage.

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