News coming out of Somialia has the French Navy taking nine more Pirates Hostage. The story is at EagleSpeak. Here are some photos of the capture from the French Navy:
Here is a (seemingly very) rough English translation of the French Navy's Press Release:
Kudos again go to the French.On 27 January afternoon Floréal patrol near the shipping corridor recommended for commercial vessels in the middle of the Gulf of Aden. He received the staff of the mission Atalante warning indicating that the African Ruby, a building trade under the Maltese flag, was threatened by two pirate skiffs.The threat to the building but stopped Maltese, who arrived on the area of the attack, the French helicopter landmark two skiffs in which armed men has scales that make assault ships of commerce.Both skiffs were stopped by the helicopter performs a warning shot.Since 1 January Floréal, stationed in Saint Denis de la Reunion, integrated device naval operation of the European Union fight against piracy "Atalante".