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Russian Navy Capture 29 suspected Somali pirates

29/04/2009

Russian Navy Capture 29 suspected Somali pirates off the Horn of Africa from a suspected boat. The news was announced by the Russian state news agency. Further more they said they suspected that this boat was used in a failed attempt to hijack a Russian Tanker recently.

When the Russian Navy captured them and searched the boat they found assault weapons, several handguns and one aluminum ladder which is normally used to climb on board vessels.

More and more navy ships are involved in the patrol operation near Somalia giving hope for more safety to the seaman who are working in this dangerous water.

UN and other countries are trying to establish a good governing body in Somalia to control piracy.