Bullets fly as piracy incidents mount

Several recent incidents show that Somali pirates are active again and are showing no hesitation in firing on merchant vessels.
EU NAVFOR reports that late on Saturday evening, during a European Union counter-piracy patrol close to the east coast of Somalia, EU NAVFOR’s Spanish flagship, ESPS Galicia, received a SOS distress call from the master of merchant ship, MT Costina, to say that his vessel was being attacked by a number of armed pirates in a fast-moving skiff.
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Source: http://www.marinelog.com/

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