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Somali pirates seize Panamanian freighter

BRUSSELS, Aug 2 – Somali pirates seized on Monday a Panamanian freighter with 23 crew from Egypt, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the Gulf of Aden, European anti-piracy forces said.

Early in the morning, the MV Suez indicated it was captured "under small arms fire from a pirate attack and minutes later she reported pirates on board," the European Union NAVFOR Somalia mission said in a statement.

A helicopter was despatched "but pirates had already taken over the command of the vessel," it added of the 17,300-tonne freighter.

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