Yemeni coastguards free Saudi oil tanker from pirates
|ADEN, July 06 (Saba) - Yemeni coastguard forces managed on Wednesday to free a Saudi oil tanker after armed clashes with Somali pirates. |
Director General of the Aden Coastguard Sector Abdul-Rahman Musa said that Somali pirates have attempted to seize the Saudi oil supertanker "Brlenti Velots" off the Gulf of Aden.
Musa said that the Somali pirates have been killed in the rescue operation of the tanker that was heading for Britain.
The tanker captain commended the efforts of the Yemeni security forces that have freed the tanker with no human casualties.