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Navy thwarts pirate attempt on Indian ship in Gulf of Aden

The Navy team speeds towards the pirate ship. (Image source: Ministry of Defence) Photograph: (Others)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 06, 2017, 12.30 PM (IST)

The Indian Navy has thwarted a pirate attempt on an Indian ship in the Gulf of Aden. 

"INS Trishul thwarted piracy attempt on Indian ship MV Jag Amar at 1230 hrs in the Gulf of Aden," the Indian Navy said.  

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News reports said the Jag Amar was an 85,000-tonne bulk carrier. 

The ministry of defence released a series of pictures of the operation. 

The pictures show a Navy team deboarding the INS Trishul, speeding towards it, and cutting off any escape route. 

The Navy team deboards the INS Trishul. (Image source: Ministry of Defence) (Others)

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INS Trishul bears down on the pirate ship. (Image source: Ministry of defence) (Others)

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The Navy team cuts off the pirate ship, while the INS Trishul keeps an eye on proceedings. (Image source: Ministry of Defence) (Others)

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A chopper keeps watch. (Image source: Ministry of Defence) (Others)

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The Navy team stops the pirate ship from going anywhere. (Image source: Ministry of Defence) (Others)

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