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Saturday, 18 March 2017 - 14:41
Sri Lankans rescued from the grip of Somali pirates still in Bosaa-so; Decision on returning date today
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The Aries 13 vessel which was rescued from the grip of Somali Pirates has been anchored off the Bosaa-so port.

Second Officer of the vessel, Ruwan Sampath speaking to our news team stated that they have communicated to the company which owns the vessel that they wish to travel back to Sri Lanka.

Meanwhile, a special ceremony has been organized at the Bosaa-so harbor to welcome the Sri Lankans who were released by Somali Pirates after having being held hostage.

The officials who intervened in rescuing the group of hostages including Sri Lankans will also be felicitated.

Chief Engineer of Aries-13, Jayantha Kalubowila said that the pirates reached their vessel under the guise of fishermen and later overpowered the vessel.

They also thanked HIRU for it role in continuously covering the ordeal.
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