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Taiwan hostage released by Somalia pirates after four years

A Taiwanese man held hostage with his fishing crew by Somali pirates for four-and-a-half years has spoken to the BBC following their release.

The ship's captain was shot dead trying to resist the hijacking and two others died of illness later.

Shen Jui-chang told the BBC's Cindy Sui how other members of the crew managed to survive, and why he refused to leave without the others when he had the chance.

  • 26 Oct 2016
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