22 March 2009

Incident: Bulk carrier attacked

A bulk carrier, not otherwise identified, is attacked in the Indian Ocean "approximately 385NM southeast of Mogadishu." It is pursued by men in two speedboats firing rifles and RPGs. "The captain increased speed and conducted evasive maneuvers. The boats eventually abandoned their pursuit.." (IMB via ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 04/17/09)