Somali pirates caught by Russian patrol ship
The “Ariella” was freed by Danish special forces on Friday, but the suspected attackers got away, fleeing the ship before the rescue operation was launched.
They were later intercepted by the Russian warship “Neustrashimy” 80 miles off Somalia’s coast.
The Neustrashimy is now escorting the Ariella eastwards.
Russia is currently taking part in international efforts to tackle the spate of piracy that is plaguing the waters off troubled Somalia.