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Russia says arrests 8 hijackers of merchant ship: reports

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posted on Aug, 18 2009 @ 05:52 AM
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Russia says arrests 8 hijackers of merchant ship: reports


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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has arrested eight people who hijacked the merchant ship Arctic Sea, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Tuesday.

Serdyukov was quoted as saying that the hijackers of the ship, whose disappearance baffled maritime authorities for weeks, included nationals from Russia, Estonia and Latvia.

Russia's navy on Monday found the missing merchant ship, whose disappearance baffled maritime authorities across Europe for over two weeks, in the Atlantic Ocean near the Cape Verde islands. (Reporting by Oleg Shchedrov, writing
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posted on Aug, 18 2009 @ 05:52 AM
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This turned out well it seems, for now.
Ship was found near Cape Verde and the crew were all in good health.
What will be intresting now, is to see if there were any 'special' cargo on the ship, maybe a Nuke or Weapon deal going on with russian/Finnish mafia and terrorists in Africa. Or , they just went thru a heap of trubble to steal Lumber..

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