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Pirates attack Maersk Alabama again

5 years ago Wednesday, November 18, 2009 4:52:24 AM CST November 18, 2009 Wednesday, November 18 2009 Nov 18, 2009 in News
Source: Associated Press

For the second time in seven months, Somali pirates have attacked the Maersk Alabama, but guards on board the U.S.-flagged cargo ship repelled the takeover attempt.

Pirates hijacked the Maersk Alabama last April and took ship captain Richard Phillips hostage, holding in a lifeboat for five days.

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