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3 ships evade pirate attack off Somalia

Pirates armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked three vessels off Somalia’s coast but failed to hijack them because of quick action by crew members, a maritime official said Monday. A Chinese cargo ship, a Singaporean liquefied gas carrier and a Thai bulk carrier managed to thwart the pirates in the Gulf of Aden by increasing speed and taking evasive maneuvers, said Noel Choong of the International Maritime Bureau. Full Story

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