Private Security Forces Open Fire On Pirates

April 26, 2009 6:52:22 PM PDT
There was a new twist today to the battle against pirates off the coast of Somalia. An Italian cruise ship surprised the pirates trying to take their ship by firing back.Here's a look at the cruise ship melody.

When pirates tried to take it in the dark of night, they found out that private Israeli Security Forces were on board.

They opened fire on the pirates and got rid of them.

Experts said armed security on cruise ships with hundreds of passengers is probably a good idea, but it doesn't make financial sense on cargo ships with small crews.

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