An unidentified armed group has seized two South Korean-owned fishing ships off Somalia, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
About 30 people, including four South Koreans, were aboard the ships when they were seized Tuesday, a ministry official said on condition of anonymity, citing policy.
The ships, registered in Tanzania, were on their way to Yemen from the port of Mombasa in Kenya, the official said.
Further details were not immediately available.
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