So does anyone think the Somali pirates will ever target Russian ships?:
Ten pirates captured by the Russian navy last week near Somalia were put in an inflatable boat without navigational equipment and cast adrift in the Indian Ocean last Friday. They are now presumed dead, according to Russian officials.
These pirates had captured a Russian oil tanker and special forces operation freed the tanker and captured the 10 pirates. The decision was then made to put the pirates in the raft far from shore. I’m just wonder whether or not these pirates had holes in their head before being put into the raft? Of course the human rights people are pissed off:
Reports have said that after their release the Russian navy put the pirates in a boat some 300 nautical miles offshore, removing all weaponry and navigational equipment from the vessel.
“It would have been more humane to have hung them up from the yardarm,” a rights activist, whose name was not given, told the Kommersant daily at the weekend.
Anyway it will be interesting to see if the pirates no longer hijack Russian ships or not.