Indian naval ship thwarts piracy attempt
New Delhi Oct 6 (IANS) Indian naval ship Trishul on Friday thwarted a piracy attempt on an Indian merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden official sources here said.
"INS Trishul thwarts piracy attempt on Indian ship MV Jag Amar at 1230 hrs this noon in the Gulf of Aden " Navy s Spokesperson Captain D.K. Sharma said in a tweet.
The details of the anti-piracy operation were yet awaited.
In May INS Sharda deployed for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden rescued a Liberian merchant vessel Lord Mountbatten from a pirate attack.
In April INS Mumbai Tarkash Trishul and Aditya which were passing through the Gulf of Aden on way to deployment to the Mediterranean sea had saved another merchant ship MV OS 35 from pirates.