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Somali 'pirates' captured


French military footage captures the moment six Somali 'pirates' were detained after releasing hostages from a yacht.

They were captured on 11 April 2008 by French commandos in a helicopter raid soon after 30 hostages were released from the French yacht, the Ponant.

The hostages, 22 French citizens, six Filipinos, a Cameroonian and a Ukrainian, were seized a week earlier.

This footage has no commentary. It was first broadcast on 16 April 2008.


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