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EU naval forces exchange gunfire with pirates

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 01/14/2012 @ 8:08 pm In World | No Comments

European Union naval forces exchanged gunfire with Somali pirates yesterday in thwarting an attack on a Spanish navy oil tanker near Mogadishu.

Five of six suspected pirates detained on the ESPS Patino were injured and two required medical treatment, EU Navfor Somalia said yesterday in an e-mailed statement.

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