UN report on Somalia piracy highlights illegal fishing link

Somali pirate gangs are holding 39 hostages, five of them from Kenya, according to a United Nations Security Council report that highlights the continued role of illegal fishing and its links to piracy risks.
The annual update on piracy and security interventions off the coast of Somalia listed the Kenyan hostages as well as 26 people held from the Naham 3, a vessel from Oman, and 10 hostages from the Iranian Siraj.
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Source: africatimes.com

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