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Pirates hijack Bangladeshi ship in Indian Ocean

Update : 12 Mar 2024, 17:16

A Bangladeshi flag carrier ocean-going vessel was hijacked by Somalian pirates in the Indian Ocean near Somalia on Tuesday.

According to the ship’s owners the vessel, named the MV Abdullah, had 23 Bangladeshi sailors on board and all of them have been taken hostage. It was heading from Dubai to Mozambique. 

The ship is owned by the KSRM Group’s SR Shipping and runs freight and ship’s captain is Abdur Rashid.

Meherul Karim, CEO of SR Shipping which owns the ship, said "The ship managed to send a message to its company around 1:30pm, saying everyone was safe."

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