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Pirates strike again off Somali coast

AP Video - Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 9:06 EST

There have been two more pirate attacks in Somali waters off the coast of Africa, bringing the number of attacks to eight in the past 12 days.


MOGADISHU — An Indian warship destroyed a pirate ship in the Gulf of Aden and gunmen from Somalia seized three more vessels despite a large international naval presence off their lawless country.

The buccaneers have taken a Thai fishing boat, a Greek bulk carrier and a Hong Kong-flagged ship heading to Iran since Saturday's spectacular capture of a Saudi supertanker carrying $100-million of oil, the biggest ship hijacked in history.

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