Pirates Again Target Maersk Alabama

The Maersk Alabama was targeted again by suspected Somali pirates today, a U.S. official told ABC News. This is at least the third time pirates have targeted the Alabama, including the famous attack involving Capt. Richard Philips in the spring of 2009. The official said that four suspected pirates approached the ship in a skiff, and a hook ladder could be seen in the boat. When the skiff came within half a nautical mile, the ship's captain authorized warning shots to be fired. The pirates...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.