Spain ‘won’t free cap­tured pi­rates’

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - WORLD -

MADRID: Spain said yes­ter­day it would not free two cap­tured pi­rates as de­manded by their fel­low hi­jack­ers who are hold­ing a Span­ish trawler and 33 crew mem­bers off the coast of So­ma­lia.

The trawler’s cap­tain told Span­ish me­dia on Thurs­day that the pi­rates on board had threat­ened to start killing the hostages.

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