Puntland government forces on Sunday displayed the freed hijacked vessel Aris 13 and the Sri-Lankan together with crew in Bosaso Port.
Last week, suspected local pirates hijacked the vessel off the coast of Alula district and held the vessel and crew on board for several days.
It took the intervention of local elders to negotiate of the release of the vessel and crew as well as effort of the marine forces.
Oil Tanker Aris 13 managed by UAE-based Company was reported to be en-route to the capital Mogadishu before being hijacked off the coast of Alula.
The vessel was ferrying fuel and goods from Djibouti to Mogadishu.
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