Press Release :-
NATO Warship Sinks Somali Pirate Mothership
3/2/2010 12:23 PM ET
A Danish warship deployed of the coast of Somalia
as a part of the ongoing NATO anti-piracy mission there has sunk a pirate mothership in the Indian Ocean
, said a statement released by the NATO forces.
According to a NATO press release, Absalon, a Danish attack support ship engaged in NATO's counter-piracy efforts, "disrupted a piracy
attack in the Somali basin on Sunday and then scuttled a mother ship."
The statement said the vessel sank Sunday was used as a mother ship by Somali pirates for transportation of speedboats employed to carry out attacks on commercial
ships. It added that the mother-ship was sunk after the Danish forces on the warship evacuated the pirates from the vessel.