“Death sentences for Somali pirates who killed Yemeni sailor on oil tanker
Mohammed al Qadhi, Foreign Correspondent
SANA’A // Six Somali pirates were sentenced to death yesterday and six others jailed for 10 years for killing a crew member on board a Yemeni oil tanker they hijacked last year.
According to Yemeni authorities, the hijackers were captured after they had seized the Qana and attempted to hijack another vessel sailing from Mukalla port in south-eastern Yemen to Aden on April 26, 2009.
A Yemeni crew member was killed, four were injured and another was never found after the Yemeni navy attempted to rescue the tanker. Two pirates were also killed in the rescue (…).”
(Quelle: The National Newspaper.)