Danes Sink Pirate Mothership

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March 1, 2010


This just in from Bitter End:

The Seattle Times is reporting:

A NATO destroyer has sunk a pirate mothership in the Indian Ocean off the Somali coast after allowing the crew to leave, the alliance said Monday.

Shona Lowe, an anti-piracy spokeswoman, said the HDMS Absalon – the Danish flagship of the three-vessel NATO flotilla in the region – disrupted a pirate operation by scuttling one of the large boats used by Somali gangs to transport attack teams to piracy hunting areas far off the coast.

The complete Seattle Times post by Slobodan Lekic is here »

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