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Pirates hit two vessels in Singapore Strait

Pirates hit two vessels in Singapore Strait

Singapore: Pirates hit two vessels in waters off southern Malaysia in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Two pirates boarded the tanker Healthy 0325hrs on Wednesday morning, but left the vessel after the crew raised the alarm ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre reported.

Less than two hours later at 0445hrs seven pirates armed with knives boarded a Singapore-registered Crest Atlas and stole cash, mobile phones, other valuables and bridge equipment. Both incidents were close to Tanjung Piai. [26/01/11]

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