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Somalia / Piracy #924644

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The hijacking of the cargo ship Delight by pirates off the coast of Somalia reported.

(Dubai: Sheila MacVicar) The spate of hijackings featured; photos shown of the tanker Sirius Star; details given about the ships held by the bandits, the anger of Somali fisherman over the threat to their livelihood and the money to be made. [FISHERMAN {thru translator} – says we have no option but to go into piracy.] [Gulf Research Council Mustapha al ANI†- says the operation takes only a few minutes.]

Couric, Katie;
MacVicar, Sheila

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