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INS Tabar sinks Somali pirate ship


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November 21, 2008
The Indian Navy has proved its mettle once again. Sent to weed out the sea pirate menace in the Gulf of Aden, the naval warship INS Tabar sank a pirate 'mother ship' after a fierce gunbattle.

Ever since its arrival on the Gulf of Aden, INS Tabar has successfully escorted 35 ships, including a number of foreign-flagged vessels, safely during their transit through pirate-infested waters in the region and also prevented two hijacking attempts on November 11. Click here to read how INS Tabar has been tackling Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden...

Image: When the INS Tabar fired on the pirate vessel, there was an explosion on the latter.
Photographs: Indian Navy

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