UPDATE: EU Navfor confirms Indian dhow seized by pirates

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EU Naval Force can confirm that an Indian registered cargo dhow was seized by suspected pirates on 01 April and is now in the vicinity of Hobyo, Somalia.

An EU Naval Force maritime patrol aircraft has confirmed the exact location of the dhow and has attempted to establish radio communications but without success.

Investigations and operations are ongoing. Further updates will follow.

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