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Somali pirates said to be quitting Ukrainian ship

world Updated: Feb 05, 2009 14:49 IST

Somali pirates on Thursday began leaving a Ukrainian ship laden with tanks and other weapons after receiving a ransom, one of the pirates said.

The US Navy said it appeared the ransom was dropped on Wednesday. Fourteen gunmen and the pirates' commander disembarked from the MV Fiksb.