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>TCG Gemlik Prevents An Attact

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The current Turkish contribution to CTF-151, F-492 TCG Gemlik prevented a pirate attack to a Japanese vessel on 20 February 2010.

The naval Special Forces on board of TCG Gemlik intercepted a skiff with 7 pirates on board thus thwarting a attack to Japanese owned and Panama flagged M/V APL Finland.

According to Turkish General Staff webpage, the ship was inside IRTC 100 nautical miles off the shore.

With this latest arrest, the total of captured pirates by Turkish Navy increased to 42.

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