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Pirates hijack cargo ship off coast of Somalia

The New York Times reported Sunday that pirates seized a cargo ship with 23 crew members off the coast of Somalia.
This is only one of the 5 reported attacks that have occurred off that same coast within the past week.
These attackers are trained fighters and can be heavily armed.
The attack occurred Saturday night.
There is not yet any information about what kind of ransom they are demanding.
Officials are working to safely return the hostages.
Pirates released 18 hostages after being paid a ransom earlier this week.