U.S. Navy Rescues Ship, Catches Pirates

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

According to a Feb. 23 report from Reuters, a U.S. Navy warship prevented an attack on a Tanzanian ship and apprehended eight suspected pirates in the process, the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania said. USS Farragut dispatched an SH-60B Seahawk helicopter to MV Barakaale 1 after it raised a distress call saying it was under attack from a gang on a skiff.

(Source: Reuters)

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