Indian Navy arrests 23 pirates off Aden

December 13th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Indian Navy Saturday arrested 23 pirates who attempted to hijack an Ethiopian vessel some 160 nautical miles off Aden, an official here said.The pirates - 12 Somalis and 11 Yemenis - are being held on board the Indian Navy destroyer INS Mysore that has been deployed in the area on anti-piracy operations, a navy spokesman here said.

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