Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 26-04-2010, 06:50   #1
Registered User
 
cat man do's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Brisbane Australia [until the boats launched]
Boat: 50ft powercat, light,long and low powered
Posts: 4,409
Images: 36
Pirates Kill Thai Fisherman

Quote:
Apr 26, 2010
Pirates kill Thai fisherman
KUALA LUMPUR - PIRATES have shot dead a Thai fisherman off the northern coast of Malaysia, police said on Monday.

Hatta Mohamad Zin, local police chief in Penang state said seven pirates approached the fishing vessel and opened fire late on Sunday, killing a 24-year-old fisherman.

Another Thai on the fishing boat said he suspected the pirates were from neighbouring Indonesia, based on their appearance.

'All of a sudden the boat came towards us and one of them opened fire,' he was quoted as saying by the Bernama news agency.

Mr Hatta said the pirates fled without stealing anything after seeing the fisherman lying in a pool of blood. -- AFP
Quote:
Kuala Lumpur - A group of suspected pirates shot and killed a Thai fisherman in waters off Malaysia's northern state of Penang, official news reports said Monday.
The victim, Aung Sirichai, 24, was fishing with four other people late Sunday when a small boat with seven men approached them.
'One of the men fired four shots, hitting the victim on his hip,' district police chief Hatta Mohamad Zin was quoted as saying by the Bernama news agency.
The other fishermen said three of the attackers then boarded the boat but hopped back into their own boat and fled the scene upon seeing the victim sprawled in a pool of blood, Zin said.
The attackers were believed to be Indonesian pirates who wanted to rob the fishermen of their catch and belongings.
The victim, who was shot three times in the hip, died in the boat before it reached the shore
Pirates kill Thai fisherman - Google Search
__________________
"Money can't buy you happiness but it can buy you a yacht large enough to pull up right alongside it"...............David Lee Roth
Long Distance Motorboat Cruising It Is Possible on a Small Budget
cat man do is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26-04-2010, 08:36   #2
Senior Cruiser
 
mikereed100's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Santa Barbara
Boat: 46' custom cat
Posts: 1,571
Images: 2
Smells more like a drug deal gone bad.
__________________
mikereed100 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale: Luke Fisherman Anchor - 75 lbs lerudnick Classifieds Archive 0 21-04-2010 12:27
Commercial Fisherman - Learning to Sail Mike72 Meets & Greets 4 14-02-2009 21:24
Rescued Fisherman, should have bee a Darwin award. Alan Wheeler Cruising News & Events 17 03-07-2008 05:24
Australian rescued off Thai coast after 3 weeks at sea David_Old_Jersey General Sailing Forum 13 01-12-2006 17:19



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 14:27.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.