In a daring mission, the Indian Naval warship INS Sumitra stormed in a hijacked fishing vessel and rescued its crew nearly 800 miles off Kochi, in the Arabian Sea. The fishing vessel, Al Naemi was hijacked by armed pirates after which the Marine Commandos spearheaded the daring operation to retake the fishing boats and to rescue the crew. In a major mission, the Indian naval warship INS Sumitra rescued a hijacked fishing vessel Al Naemi with armed pirates around 800 miles off the coast of Kochi. The Marine Commandos of the Indian Navy took part in the operation to rescue the crew of the boat safely. This was the… pic.twitter.com/cIAl3sfTtZ— ANI (@ANI) January 30, 2024It marked the second successful anti-piracy action by the Indian Navy in 24 hours amid heightened patrols across the Indian Ocean regionIndian defense officials said naval ships maintain a constant presence all around the Indian Ocean to deter attacks and to provide safety and security in one of the worlds busiest shipping lanes in the world.