Bangladesh-flagged ship feared hijacked off India

A senior official has said pirates appear to have hijacked a Bangladesh-flagged private cargo ship in the Arabian Sea off the coast of India.

Bangladesh Shipping Department chief Rear Admiral Bazlur Rahman that there are indications that the M.V. Jahan Moni was hijacked on Sunday.

Rahman said Monday that the ship, with 25 Bangladeshi crew on board, had been on its way from Singapore to Europe.

He said authorities are trying to find out exactly what happened to the ship and where it is now.

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