Somali pirates capture yacht with four Americans on board

    Somali pirated hijacked a yacht on Friday, taking hostages including four Americans off the Somali coast in the Indian Ocean.

    The U.N. Mission in Somali is calling for the release of all hostages and identified the yacht s the S/V Quest, home of a couple sailing around the world, reports the AP.

    The recent attack follows the sentencing of Abdiwali Abdiqudir Muse, who was ordered to 33 years in prison for a 2009 kidnapping and assault of the captain of a U.S. merchant ship.

    For more details on the developing story check here at NPR and also here at CNN.

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