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The navy says its warship HDMS Absalon, which participates in NATO’s Ocean Shield anti-piracy force, encountered the ship Saturday and the crew boarded it.

They arrested 25 suspected pirates and freed 14 people from Iran and Pakistan.

Navy spokesman Mikael Bill says the hostages are most likely fishermen who had been held for around two months and the pirates were using their fishing vessel.

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