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Tanzanian army intercepts Somali pirate ship

TANZANIA (eTN) - Tanzanian soldiers intercepted a Somali pirate boat along the Indian Ocean and captured one pirate after a heavy exchange of fire.

Tourism body applauds army deployment

The Southern African Tourism Services Association (SATSA) has applauded the decision to deploy the army in townships hit by xenophobic attacks.SATSA CEO Michael Tatalias said on Thursday the decision was right because police did not have the manpower to contain the attacks.

102 stranded tourists rescued from Nathu La

GANGTOK - Armymen of Black Cat division rescued 102 tourists who were stranded during their visit to Nathu La pass and adjoining areas due to inclement weather.The tourists along with their 15 vehicles were stranded at Nathu La pass and Thegu due to heavy snowfall, on March 21 evening, army release said on Sunday.