Posted on: March 3rd, 2015 by Administrator No Comments

Four Thai fishermen who were held in captivity for almost five years by Somali pirates have been freed, according to Agence France Presse (AFP).

The fishermen were taken hostage in April 2010 in an attack by Somali pirates on Taiwan-flagged fishing vessel FV Prantalay 12.

Omar Sheikh Ali, an official in Somalia’s central Galmudug administration said that the four men were collected from a remote area, the news agency reported.
Unconfirmed reports say that the release took place after payment of a ransom of $150,000

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