Mogadishu(SD)-The European Union Naval Force (ATLANTA), rescued Somali navy forces trapped at sea.
EU NAVFOR has received a request from a Somali naval ship located 60 kilometers north of Adale district in the Middle Shabelle region.
The boat is said to have suffered technical problems, and the crew were concerned about their safety.
EU NAVFOR officials say the rescue operation has been successful, following a lengthy search for them in the area.
Operation ATALANTA, whose duties include monitoring fisheries operations on the Somali coast, monitoring the World Food Program (WFP) ships and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).