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#UKMTO ADVISORY NOTICE 004/MAY/2017 Dhows Boarded - Weapons Confiscated #piracy #marsec



1. Category: Report of irregular activity

2. Description: 16th May PM, Following Merchant vessel sightings of three Dhows in position 1403N 05135E, Indian Navy assets boarded those Dhows and confiscated a cache of weapons. Merchant vessels operating in the vicinity of this location should exercise extreme caution.

3. Source: Various sources

4. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.

THIS ADVISORY is not Classified as a Maritime Security Event and has not been verified by UK MTO. This information is provided to inform maritime situational awareness for mariners operating in the region. UKMTO is not responsible for the accuracy of this reporting.

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