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April 26, 2009

Italian Cruise Ship Attacked by Pirates, Fights them Off

By returning gunfire.

Six men in a small, white Zodiac-type boat approached the Msc Melody at about 1730 GMT Saturday and opened fire with automatic weapons, Msc Cruises director Domenico Pellegrino said. They retreated after the security officers returned fire and sprayed them with water hoses. The ship continued its journey with its windows darkened.

Pistols for "emergencies". Who'da thunk?

How ya like them apples?


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