In a decisive operation, the Indian Navy's deployed platforms successfully thwarted a hijacking attempt on the Liberia-flagged bulk carrier MV LILA NORFOLK in the Arabian Sea. The vessel reported a distressing message on the UKMTO portal, signalling an attempted boarding by approximately five to six unknown armed individuals on the evening of January 4, 2024. The Indian Navy promptly deployed a Maritime Patrol Aircraft and redirected INS Chennai, engaged in Maritime Security Operations, to aid the imperilled vessel. The aircraft verified the safety of the 15 Indian crew members aboard during an overflight on January 5, 2024. Indian Navy Closely Monitoring Hijacked Ship With 15 Indian Crew On-Board Near Somalia’s Coast.

Indian Navy Responds to Hijacking Attempt 

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