Indian Navy Helps Hijacked Sri Lankan Fishing Vessel

  • In responding to the hijacking of a Sri Lankan fishing vessel.
  • Collaborated with Seychelles Defense Forces and Sri Lanka Navy.
  • It intercepted and rescued the hijacked vessel.
  • The incident was reported on board Sri Lankan fishing trawler LORENZO PUTHA 04 about 955 nm east of Mogadishu, Somalia.
  • India deployed INS Sharda and also tasked HALE Sea Guardian.
  • All three pirates surrendered and all six crew members were safe.
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