In the Gulf of Aden, the Iranian Navy thwarts a pirate attack on a cargo ship.

Unidentified pirates assaulted the ship on Friday, but fled amid the fire from the Iranian Navys 80th fleet . The Iranian Navys 80th naval fleet is located in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden .

Tehran (Iran), May 14 (Xinhua) — According to Iranian Press TV, Iran's Navy has thwarted a pirate assault on an Iranian cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden.Unidentified pirates assaulted the ship on Friday, but fled amid the fire from the Iranian Navys 80th fleet, according to a statement from the Navy.According to Press TV, the Iranian Navy's 80th naval fleet is located in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden, including the Alborz destroyer and the Bushehr naval escort ship.