Friday, April 10, 2009

Cargo Ship Captain Attempts Escape - Recaptured by Somali Pirates

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from MSNBC
Friday, April 10, 2009

Captain Richard Phillips, the U.S. Cargo Ship captain being held captive by four Somali Pirates, attempted to escape during the night but was apparently recaptured by the pirates.

The video report above provides more details. The U.S. Cargo Ship was taken over by Somali Pirates two days ago, but the American crew fought back, retaking the ship, not before four pirates escaped in a lifeboat with Captain Phillips as a hostage.
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