Piracy
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Attempted Yacht Piracy - Gulf of Aden - 15th Oct 201415.10.2014: 1510 UTC: Position: 13°33 N – 050°27 E

Approximately 90 Nautical Miles South West of Al Mukhala, Yemen, Gulf of Aden.

A motor yacht reported a suspicious approach by a skiff to within 500 meters.

Weapons and ladders were reportedly sighted.

Armed embarked security team fired warning shots. Skiff dropped back to 2 nm but continued to follow the vessel before departing the area.


Source: NATO Shipping Centre, Andrew Robinson

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