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Hostages released after ransom paid

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, May 2 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM The 46-day hostage ordeal for 20 Indonesian sailors held in Somali waters has ended with the payment of a ransom to their captors and the release of all hostages on board the captured vessel.

The 20-strong crew of the MV Sinar Kudus were immediately taken to the nearest port in Salalah, Oman, on Sunday afternoon after the Somali pirates who took them hostage left the cargo ship with the ran...