Hijacked Chinese Bulk Carrier Rescued

From Xinhua:

A hijacked Chinese bulk carrier and 25 Chinese crew members aboard were successfully rescued at 3 a.m. on Dec. 28, according to Chinese Marine Search and Rescue Center.

After the rescue mission, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said that “De Xin Hai“, the hijacked vessel, has been under protection of Chinese naval escort fleet.

After the medical checkup of crew members and resupply of provisions, the fleet will escort the ship and the crew to a safe sea area, and then ensure their safe return to China as soon as possible, according to Jiang.

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