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UK navy capture suspected pirates


The Armed Forces Minister Bob Ainsworth says he is proud of the British Navy for capturing eight suspected Somali pirates.

The men who are thought to have been involved in an attack on a Danish vessel in the Gulf of Aden last Tuesday are now in Kenyan custody.

Mr Ainsworth's comments came following another incident of piracy in which a Saudi oil tanker was taken.


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