Somali pirates to release hostages without ransom

Four Thai seafarers could stand to be released by Somali pirates without ransom, as the pirates do not have anyone to negotiate with, according to several local media.

Somali pirates are prepared to release four Thai hostages without ransom after having held them captive for more than three years, according to several Somali media.

A spokesman for the pirates explains that the pirates can no longer afford to keep the hostages, and that they are prepared to release them as quickly as possible. However, he declines to reveal where the hostages are being kept and what their state of health is.

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