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Somali Pirates Release 7 Indian Sailors

Seven Indian sailors kidnapped by Somali pirates more than four years ago have been released. A pirate in the town of Harardhere, the pirate hub where the sailors were held, tells VOA's Somali service that the men were freed in exchange for a $3 million ransom. The statement could not be verified. The sailors were handed over to Somali officials on Thursday. The governor of Somalia's Galgudud region, Hussein Ali Weheliye, said the hostages appeared to be in “bad health” but...

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