14 Pirates have been Arrested and Free 7 Yemenis by Turkish Commandos

By Piracy

Commandos from Turkey coast guard have arrested fourteen pirates although to be from Somalia off the coast of Oman and freed 7 Yemeni seafolk they were holding hostage, told the army on Sunday.
A navy helicopter which was of the frigate Giresun, that operates with NATO navy forces in the area, noted the boat on Friday at about 185 n. m. from the Omani coast, told the army in a report on its site.
Commandos stormed the vessel and seized 9 assault weapons, a rocket launcher and other materials, told the report, that was accompanied by reporters showing the suspects with their arms in the air as the raid started.
Turkey was a partner in the international campaign avoiding to Somali pirates and arms smugglers in the northern Indian Ocean to early 2009.
The International Maritime Bureau has been recorded 439 actions of piracy all over the world for the last year, and most in Somalia, the Gulf of Guinea and Southeast Asia.
Oceans Beyond Piracy, a specialist of the American observatory, has estimated approximately the economic cost of Somali piracy at nearly $7 billion (5.4 billion euros) only for the last one year, of which $2 billion has been spent on military operations, equipment and armed guards.