Indian Navy Thwarts Attack on Chinese Vessel

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

May 8, 2011

According to a report from The Times of India, the Indian Navy responded to a distress call from a Chinese merchant vessel, the Fucheng, under attack by pirates in the Arabian Sea around 450 nautical miles west off the Karwar coast on May 5. An Indian Navy Tupolev-142M naval patrol aircraft hovered near the Chinese vessel making the pirates flee.
 
(Source: The Times of India)
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