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Somali pirates hijack foreign yacht with two on board

world Updated: Oct 27, 2009 22:22 IST

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Somali pirates said on Tuesday they had hijacked a small sailing yacht with two foreigners on board, most likely a British couple reported missing since leaving the Seychelles last week.

The hijacked ship was heading back to the pirate lair of Harardhere in central Somalia but the pirates who spoke to AFP from there could not formerly identify the two hostages.

"We don't know their nationality yet but I can tell you that we have a small boat with two people on board. They are coming to Harardhere, and only then can we start negotiating," Abdi Yare said.