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Indian Navy thwarts piracy attempt on merchant vessel in Gulf of Aden

Indian Navy thwarts piracy attempt on merchant vessel in Gulf of Aden

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 06 Oct 2017, 07:47 pm
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IBNS): The Indian Navy on Friday thwarted a piracy attack on an Indian bulk carrier in the Gulf of Aden, media reports said.


The Indian Navy's INS Trishul prevented the piracy attempt.

“Stealth frigate INS Trishul thwarted a piracy attempt on Indian registered merchant vessel 'Jag Amar' at 12:30 pm on Friday,” Navy spokesperson Capt. D.K. Sharma was quoted as saying by The Hindu.

The merchant vessel 'Jag Amar' is a 85,000-tonne bulk carrier.