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By The Assam Tribune
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MUMBAI/MOGADISHU, April 16 � Somali pirates who took a multi-million dollar ransom for hijacked Indian freighter MT Asphalt Venture, have refused to release seven of the 15 Indian crew members held as hostages, in the first such step by sea-brigands, reports PTI.

Mumbai-based OMCI Ship Management, the owners of the ship, today clarified that all the crew members of the ill-fated vessel were Indians and seven of them were still being held.

The ship owners said that the pirates released the ship and eight of the crew members but added they were in the dark over why the other crew members were not allowed to leave and about their whereabouts.

�Despite concluding a dialogue with the pirates for the full release of 15 crew and vessel and payment of the ransom, the vessel has been released but the Master has reported that 6 officers and 1 rating were taken off the tanker and were made to accompany the pirates,� OMCI Ship Management said.

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Indian hostages

MUMBAI/MOGADISHU, April 16 � Somali pirates who took a multi-million dollar ransom for hijacked Indian freighter MT Asphalt Venture, have refused to release seven of the 15 Indian crew members held as hostages, in the first such step by sea-brigands, reports PTI.

Mumbai-based OMCI Ship Management, the owners of the ship, today clarified that all the crew members of the ill-fated vessel were Indians and seven of them were still being held.

The ship owners said that the pirates released the ship and eight of the crew members but added they were in the dark over why the other crew members were not allowed to leave and about their whereabouts.

�Despite concluding a dialogue with the pirates for the full release of 15 crew and vessel and payment of the ransom, the vessel has been released but the Master has reported that 6 officers and 1 rating were taken off the tanker and were made to accompany the pirates,� OMCI Ship Management said.

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