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(From Panafrican News Agency (PANA) Daily Newswire)
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The World Food Programme (WFP) confirmed Wednesday that pirates have returned the hijacked WFP-chartered vessel to their base in Central Somalia, breaking an agreement to release the seacraft, its 10-man crew and cargo of food aid.
The MV Semlow, seized three months ago while ferrying food aid to a Somali region, was due to be released on 22 September along with its crew and cargo, WFP said in a statement.
The crew comprises eight Kenyans, a Tanzanian engineer and a Sri Lankan captain.
"I'm deeply worried for the crew and their families who have been waiting more …