Somali pirates free weapons laden Ukrainian ship

February 5th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS  

Kiev, Feb 5 (Xinhua) Somali pirates have freed an Ukrainian ship laden with weapons including 33 tanks, the Ukrainian government said Thursday.The ship MV Faina was seized off the coast of Somalia in September and was bound for the Kenyan port of Mombasa. It was transporting a cargo of 33 T-72 tanks and other armament.

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