Military

More Pirate Arrests

By Staff Writer | May 27, 2009

Attack, Observation/Patrol

There have been multiple attacks against carriers in the Gulf of Aden in the past few days and the European Union reported arresting 16 suspects. Swedish, Italian or Greek, the country of origin does not matter to these pirates. Using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades, the 16 suspects were eventually taken into custody after an Italian warship sent a helicopter to fire warning shots. Immediately following the warning, an Italian warship boarded a boat and captured nine pirates. The other seven were seized from a second vessel. For related news

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