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Pirates Attack Second US Vessel

April 15, 2009

U.S. Naval Destroyer, USS Bainbridge

U.S. Naval Destroyer, USS Bainbridge

According to a BBC World News report, pirates used rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons to attack another US merchant ship off the coast of Somalia on April 15. The pirates damaged the Liberty Sun, which was carrying a cargo of food aid. The USS Bainbridge arrived some hours later, by which time the pirates had gone.

(Source: BBC World News)



 
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