Pirates attack Maersk Alabama again

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Posted: Nov 18, 2009 6:52 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Maersk-Alabama, boat, pirates, piracy, ship, attack

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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