Indonesia Scores Highest Number Of Pirate Attacks

Friday, April 14, 2000
Indonesia scored the highest number of pirate attacks in the first quarter of the year with 19 raids or attempted raids on shipping in its waters, the International Maritime Bureau reported.

For all of last year, a total 113 piracy cases were reported in Indonesian waters, 18 of them in the first quarter.

There were 56 pirate attacks or attempted attacks worldwide in the first quarter of 2000, down from 66 in the same period last year, the report said.

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