Score one for the forces of Civilzation

Courtesy of Glen “Instapundit” Reynolds:

Indian navy captures ‘pirate mothership’

  • AFP
    February 06, 2011
    8:24PMTHE Indian navy and coastguard has
    captured a suspected pirate “mothership” and detained more than 50
    people after a firefight off southwestern India, the defence ministry

    M. Nambiar said but was unable to specify the numbers of suspected
    pirates and rescued hostages, nor could he give their nationalities.

    were found on board a Thai fishing vessel that had been hijacked up to
    six months ago off the coast of Somalia and is thought to have since
    been used as a floating base to mount attacks on shipping, a ministry
    statement added.

Here’s to a short trial and a long drop on a short rope.

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