Italian cruise ships fights of Somali pirates
According to BBC News, Capt Ciro Pinto said six pirates in a speedboat approached his ship, and fired, but then fled after security guards fired shots in the air. He also told BBC that the crew sprayed the pirates as they tried to climb the site of the ship with latters. Around 1,500 people were on the ship, but no on was hurt on Saturday. The captain said the pirates fired around 200 rounds of shots on the vessel. According to USA Today, six men in a small, white Zodiac-type boat approached the ship. Of the 1,500 on board, 1,000 were passengers and 500 were crew members.