Kenyan fisherman recalling the moment his vessel was attacked
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'Terrifying ordeal' of a pirate hijacking

Dozens of international warships deployed to the Indian Ocean and the presence of armed guards on commercial vessels has reduced the number of pirate hijackings.

Pirates have responded by becoming more violent and extending the area in which they operate.

The BBC's Will Ross takes a look at the hijacking of a Kenyan vessel, which was released last year after a terrifying ordeal for the crew.

  • 23 Feb 2012
  • From the section Africa
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