Pirate Attack Gulf of Aden

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Two yachts underway 30 miles off coast of Yemen, Gulf of Aden on March 14 -- attacked by pirates in fast boats with 4 men in each boat -- opened fire aiming at cockpits. The crew of 1 yacht returned fire & wounded 1 pirate. One yacht rammed one pirate boat &pirates aborted attempt & fled. Both yachts sustained bullet holes & damage to hull. Pirates' boats described as 30 ft long, blue &fitted with outboard motors. (Tues. Mar. 15 2005)

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