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Somalia / Maritime Piracy / Standoff / French Yacht #928706

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 10, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Cape Cod: Jason Carroll) The kind of lifeboat on which ship captain Richard Phillips is being held hostage by pirates off the coast of Somalia featured; scenes shown from inside the covered vessel.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Studio: Erica Hill) The raid on a private French yacht held by pirates reviewed; photos & video from the boat shown; details given about what happened in the shooting between the French commandos & pirates. [French defense minister Herve MORIN†- {thru translator} comments on the negotiations with the pirates who were talking about executing the hostages.] The trip taken by the family on the yacht reviewed & what the French will do with the pirates captured discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Carroll, Jason;
Hill, Erica

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