Pirates dressed as police hijacked chemical tanker, reports say
The hijack of a chemical tanker off Somalia may have been by pirates, or by local militia dressed as police. Security experts say the line between official and actual authority in the region is blurred
Maritime police — or pirates dressed like them — from Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region boarded the chemical tanker Aegean II after it developed engine problems in the Socotra Gap. There was a dispute concerning its security team’s weapons, according to reports
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