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January 12, 2011

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Pirate Attack On Cruise Ship
MV Spirit Of Adventure

January 12, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 pirate attack on cruise ship MV Spirit Of Adventur with 320 elderly passengers aboard, most of them Britons. The passengers hear the captain's voice over the tanoy and know the drill .

All the passengers quickly walk to the lower lounge and the doors are locked from the inside.

That same night, a large container ship was attacked and boarded only 15 miles away. It and its crew kidnapped by Somalia pirates being held until their demanded ranson is paid.

As of this month, some 40 ships are in their hands and more than 800 crew held captive in these seas south of the Gulf of Aden.


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