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Somali Pirates Release Oil Tanker and Crew, Officials Say

Abdi Guled Friday, March 17, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali pirates who seized a Comoros-flagged oil tanker earlier this week after five years without a major hijacking in the region have released the ship and its crew without conditions, officials said late Thursday.

Security official Ahmed Mohamed told The Associated Press the pirates disembarked the ship, which was heading to Bossaso port, the region's commercial hub, with its eight Sri Lankan crew members aboard. ...

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