Seven Indian sailors are released by pirates after 4 years of captivity.
More than 200 people are missing after the five-storey Tariq Garden apartment block in Mahad, Maharashtra, India, collapses. Residents and rescue workers dispatched by the National Disaster Response Force have rescued at least 28 people.
Somali pirates hijack a Bangladeshi cargo ship off the coast of India. [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-south-asia-11925616 (BBC)] [https:--web.archive.org-web-20101207041937-http:--www.straitstimes.com-BreakingNews-Asia-Story-STIStory_611002.html ("Straits Times")] [http:--www.capitalfm.co.ke-news-Africa-Pirates-steering-ship-towards-Somalia-10766.html (Capital FM Kenya)]date=August 2019