Somali pirates free ship after nearly 2 years

October 20, 2012   // 0 Comments

Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A pirate commander in Somalia says that a cargo ship was freed after being held captive for nearly two years. Hassan Abdi said Saturday that a $600,000 ransom was paid for the MV Orna on Friday. But he said six hostages are still being held by the pirates on land. Pirates shot and killed one of the ship's crew members in August over delayed ransom pa...

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