Bab el Mandeb: Iranian Navy Rescues Cargo Ship From Piracy Attack

Military forces on board the Iranian Navy’s 48th flotilla rescued one of the country’s merchant vessels from a pirate attack near the Bab el-Mandeb Strait on Monday.

The pirates, sailing seven boats equipped with light and semi-heavy assault weapons, launched an attack on the Iranian trade vessel near the Bab el-Mandeb Strait on Monday morning.

The Iranian Navy’s Alvand destroyer received a distress signal from the trade vessel, loaded with a cargo worth millions of dollars, and rushed to the scene, forcing the pirates to flee.

Full Story Here: Tasnim News Agency