U.S. Marines Storm Pirate-Held Ship off Somali Coast

Friday, September 10, 2010

According to a report from AP and VOANews.com, The U.S. Navy said Marines stormed a pirate-held ship off the coast of Somalia on September 9 and reclaimed control of the vessel. The U.S. Fifth Fleet said the Marines boarded and seized the German-owned MV Magellan Star, capturing nine alleged pirates who hijacked the ship the day before.  No injuries were reported.

(Source: Associated Press, Voice of America News)

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