MSV Al Musa, an Indian dhow with 14 Indian crewmembers on board, has been hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Oman.

“The subject vessel with 14 Indian crewmembers was hijacked… on January 9, 2011, about 50 nautical miles off the coast of Oman,” said a release issued by the Directorate-General of Shipping on Wednesday. The dhow, owned by Sachina Salemamad Sameja and Nur Jahan Ibrahim Sameja, is registered in Mandvi, Gujarat.

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