The hijacked ship is carrying 15 Indians, and communication with the crew has been established.
The ‘MV LILA NORFOLK’ cargo ship was stolen late last evening on the coast of Somalia and is being closely monitored by the Indian Navy, which has dispatched a warship towards it, military authorities said on Friday. The hijacked ship has 15 Indians on board, and communication with the crew has been made. According to military sources, the ship was stolen near the coast of Somalia on Thursday evening. Furthermore, Indian Navy aircraft have been keeping an eye on the ship. In addition, the Indian Navy destroyer INS Chennai is its route to the hijacked vessel to deal with the issue.