‘Pirate’ dies as ship’s guards repel attack off Somalia
“A suspected pirate has been shot dead as private guards repelled an attack on a cargo ship off Somalia, in what may have been the first such incident.
The EU naval force (Navfor) says the suspect was found dead by a team from an EU warship which was responding to a distress call from the cargo ship.
Guards aboard the Panamanian-flagged MV Almezaan had returned fire after the ship was attacked, it added.
Six other suspected pirates were detained by a Spanish Navfor ship. “