Indian Navy Accused of Sinking Trawler

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

According to a report from BBC News, the owner of a Thai fishing trawler has said the Indian navy sank it off Somalia's coast last week after wrongly assuming it was a pirate "mother ship". The vessel owner said one of the crew had been found alive after six days in the Gulf of Aden, but that another 14 were missing. The Indian navy has insisted the they fired in self-defense at a pirate ship which had been stacked with explosives.

(Source: BBC News)

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