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Indian Navy rescues cargo vessel under drone attack in Gulf of Aden

12:29 AM Jan 19, 2024 IST | IANS
indian navy rescues cargo vessel under drone attack in gulf of aden
Sindhudurg, Dec 4 (ANI): An operational demonstration by the Indian Navy from Tarkarli beach is underway during the 'Navy Day 2023' celebrations, in Sindhudurg on Monday. (ANI Photo)
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New Delhi, Jan 18: The Navy once again came to the rescue of a cargo vessel with 22, including nine Indians onboard, which came under attack by drones in the Gulf of Aden.

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The Navy received a distress call, and soon after the warship INS Visakhapatnam intercepted the vessel and provided the assistance.

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The Indian Navy informed that its Guided Missile Destroyer INS Visakhapatnam mission deployed in Gulf of Aden for anti-piracy operations, "swiftly responded to a distress call by Marshall Island flagged MV Genco Picardy following a drone attack at 2311 hours on January 17 and intercepted the MV at 0030 hrs on 1January 18 to provide assistance".

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