16 October 2008

Somalis - Yes, the Somalis - Free Hijacked Ship

No really! Just Not that one.

Apparently the Somalis didn't want to wait for help in getting at least one ship freed:
Somali forces have freed 11 crewmen from a hijacked ship and arrested a group of armed pirates involved in its seizure. The ship was among at least 30 that have been attacked this year by pirates in Somali waters, the world's most dangerous for commercial shipping.
The Panamanian ship was freed after soldiers from Puntland, a semiautonomous region of Somalia, boarded the vessel. One soldier died and three were wounded in gun battles before the group of pirates ran out of ammunition and surrendered. No hostages or pirates were hurt.

By: Brant

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