Four pirates killed, six detained in an attempt to seize MV Almezaan ship
Four Somalia pirates were reportedly killed and six others detained while they were trying to capture the Panamanian-flagged cargo ship, UAE owned, MV Almezaan, bound to Mogadishu, the NAVFOR Somalia statement said.
According to the press release the pirates attacked the ship twice, but the private armed guards on board of MV Almezaan shot back. NAVFOR Spanish military ship came to help. The six pirates were detained, their boat destroyed. Four pirates were found dead with bullet wounds.