Danish Navy Captures Pirate Ship, Frees 14 Hostages

Danish Navy Captures Pirate Ship, Frees 14 Hostages

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Danish Naval ship, Absalon - photo by HEB ccThe Danish navy says it has captured a suspected pirate mothership off the Horn of Africa and rescued 14 people from Iran and Pakistan who were being held hostage on it.

While participating in NATO’s Ocean Shield anti-piracy force, the Danes encountered the ship Saturday and after boarding it they arrested 25 suspected pirates.

(READ the AP story via the Boston Globe)

Danish Naval ship, Absalon – photo by HEB cc

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