Courtesy of Glen “Instapundit” Reynolds:
Indian navy captures ‘pirate mothership’
February 06, 2011
THE Indian navy and coastguard has
captured a suspected pirate “mothership” and detained more than 50
people after a firefight off southwestern India, the defence ministry
M. Nambiar said but was unable to specify the numbers of suspected
pirates and rescued hostages, nor could he give their nationalities.
were found on board a Thai fishing vessel that had been hijacked up to
six months ago off the coast of Somalia and is thought to have since
been used as a floating base to mount attacks on shipping, a ministry
Here’s to a short trial and a long drop on a short rope.