Longest-Held Somali Pirate Hostages Fly Home

Author:
Euro News
Publisher:
Euro News
Publication Date:
31 December 2012
Tags:
Somalia, Arms and Military Affairs

Twenty-two hostages held for nearly three years by Somalian pirates arrived in Nairobi, Kenya before being taken back to their own countries. Since being released eight days ago after a two-week-long siege by maritime police, the sailors have been receiving medical treatment in a Somalian hospital.