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The pirate attacks that threaten the lives of Somalia’s poor

The first bullet cracked the ship’s operating console. The second came through the window of the bridge, from where the captain could see the intruders advancing across the green metal covers of the cargo deck, AK-47s in their hands. There was little the 10 crew members of the MV Semlow could do. They were easily overpowered and were soon hostages on their own ship, the victims of Somali pirates who have made the waters off the Horn of Africa some of the most dangerous in the world. Full Story

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