Illegal fishing vessels have forced us to be pirates, says Iranian vessel hijacker

Pirates who seized Iranian ship have for the first time came forward to comment about the reason forced them to hijack ships.

One of the pirates who seized Iranian ship, Khaliif Osman Karani speaking to Goobjoog News said that they had faced continuous threats from foreign fishing boats which are equipped with weapons.

“Our job is jeopardized, we have been several times chased by these vessels which are illegally taking our sea resources therefore we decided to defend our waters because we have no skill other than fishing if they are going to block our lifeline then we have to respond by hi jacking their vessels” he said.

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