Somali piracy claimed 35 lives in 2011
AT LEAST 35 hostages died as a result of the Somali piracy crisis last year, although the number of prisoners taken fell to 555, compared with 645 in 2010, according to a report by the One Earth Future foundation and the International Maritime Bureau.
The document was published to mark the International Maritime Organization’s annual Day of the Seafarer. The death toll includes eight known to have been killed by their captors either during a hijack attempt or later executed and a further eight...
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