Efforts underway to free 18 Iranian fishermen kidnapped by Somalis

September 17, 2018

TEHRAN – A lawmaker has said that efforts are ongoing for the freedom of 18 fishermen from Chabahar, who are detained by thieves and terrorists in Somalia.

“Of the 18 fishermen detained by the Somalis, 4 are detained by different pirate groups and 14 are detained by Al-Shabab terrorist group,” Abdolqafur Iranejad said, ICANA reported on Sunday.

He added that 4 fishermen had been freed so far, thanking the intelligence and foreign ministries for their efforts in freeing the fishermen.

MH/PA

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