Stat Attack

Over 260 pirate attacks were witnessed on world’s seas in the first six months of the year, most of them by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea.

However the number of hijacks went down due to the naval patrolling on the Eastern coast of Africa.

The International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB)Piracy Reporting Centre said the year 2011 saw a total of 266 attacks in the first half of the year, up from 196 incidents in the first half of last year.

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