Israeli ship escapes pirates in Indian Ocean

An Israeli ship belonging to the Zim company managed to escape from pirates who attempted to seize the ship while it was sailing in the Indian Ocean toward the Gulf of Aden, reported Israel Radio.
The pirates' boat tried to approach the Zim ship which was carrying a cargo of electronic goods, construction materials, textiles and other products.
Upon seeing the pirates, the Israeli ship sped up and after two hours managed to avoid them.