29 April 2009

Incident: Vessel fired upon

A vessel (not otherwise identified) is fired upon 280NM southeast of Barawe, Somalia, in the Indian Ocean by five men in a white speedboat. The attack, made with automatic weapons, ended after a 15 minute chase while the target ship activated fire hoses and took evasive action. (ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 5/27/09)