22 March 2009

Container ship attacked

A container ship, not otherwise identified, is attacked in the Indian Ocean "395NM southeast of Mogadishu."
Seven men in two white colored speed boats chased the vessel armed with AK47s and RPGs. They opened fire on the vessel for approximately 30-45 minutes with the AK47s and shot two rounds from the RPG, causing damage. The captain took evasive maneuvers and escaped. The entire incident lasted approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes
(IMB via ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 04/17/09)