Breaking News - Captain Richard Phillips FREE Pirates DEAD
Place YOURSELF into the ANIMATION right NOW! ITS FREE at www.mushygushy.com - Always free! Your friends will love them! US captain rescued; three pirates reported killed By Lisa Twaronite Last update 1:55 pm EDT April 12, 2009Comments: 25 SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- US military officials said the kidnapped captain of the US container ship seized by Somali pirates has been rescued, according to media reports Sunday. Three pirates were killed in the operation to free Captain Richard Phillips and another pirate is in custody, the BBC reported on its Web site. Phillips had tried to swim to freedom Friday but was recaptured, reports said. The American captain being held by Somalian pirates made an unsuccessful attempt to escape Friday amid reports other pirates are moving more hostage-laden ships to the scene of the standoff. Capt. Richard Phillips jumped over the side of the small lifeboat where he has been held for two days and started swimming in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Somalia, said officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Pirates recaptured him and a US navy ship patrolling nearby said they saw Phillips moving around and talking after his return to the covered lifeboat. The incident occurred around midnight local time, said the defence officials, who believe Phillips remains unharmed. Phillips is being held by four Somalian pirates who were part of a larger group that tried to hijack the 17000-tonne Maersk Alabama in waters near the Horn of Africa on <b>...</b>
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