Somalia: Pirates Release Ship After Ransom Payment
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Somalia: Pirates Release Ship After Ransom Payment

Mogadishu : Somalia | Jun 10, 2012 at 5:14 AM PDT
Source: Africa Headlines
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The MT Liquid Velvet was captured by Somali pirates last October as it traveled to India...Reportedly the pirates demanded 8 million dollars for the 17 year old Japanese built tanker. After prolonged negotiations sources say that the pirates settled for much less than there initial demand. FULL ARTICLE AT Africa Headlines
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A Somali pirate poses along the coastline of Hobyo town in northeastern Somalia
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