The Indian Navy rescued 23 Pakistani fishermen from an Iranian fishing vessel that was attacked by pirates

New Delhi: Indian Navy defeated pirates in Arabian Sea. The Iranian fishing vessel AI Kambar 786 was attacked by pirates near the Gulf of Aden. The pirates surrendered after a 12-hour mission. There were 23 Pakistani nationals on board.

After receiving information that a group with weapons was trying to enter an Iranian ship, the Indian Navy quickly launched the mission. At this time the fishing vessel was approximately 90 nautical miles southwest of Socotra. The first attempt was to block the movement of the hijacked fishing vessel.

INS Sumedha and INS Trishul deployed in the Arabian Sea of ​​the Indian Navy assigned for maritime security came to rescue the Iranian ship. The navy said the pirates were ready to surrender after an hours-long operation that began on Friday morning. Steps have been taken to move the vessel to a safe place to resume fishing operations.

In a statement issued on Friday, the Indian Navy said that the Iranian fishing vessel was attacked by pirates and the Indian Navy responded swiftly. The Socotra archipelago is located in the northwestern Indian Ocean near the Gulf of Aden.