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Five people were detained off Somalia's coast Wednesday after pirates mistook a French ship involved in an anti-piracy operation for a commercial vessel, the French Defense Ministry said.
Originally posted by ItIsWhatItIs
reply to post by Cyprex
Pirates? You mean the Voluntary Somali Coast Guard?
Yes we must get rid of those people, they are disrupting our unchallenged dumping of toxic waste on an unregulated country's shores.
Originally posted by SLAYER69
The report doesn't state if they surrendered or not?
Not the French I mean the Somalis!
Originally posted by whatukno
There is a certain romanticism in piracy. Always has been. Yes they are cutthroat desperate men trying to earn a living unlawfully. But some want to justify to themselves why people would resort to piracy.
Seems they picked the day to be the statue. Attacking a French warship is not the cleverest thing in the world to do now, is it?