Pirates kill each other in gunfight
Argument over ransom money leads to shoot out.
Somalia: Five Dead in Somali Pirates fight Over Ransom
A group of Somali pirates exchanged heavy gunfire on Thursday over a ransom they received for releasing an American Journalist, Residents have confirmed.
The clash took place in the Southern part of Galkaio town, North-central of Somalia, controlled by local Administration of Galmudug.
At least three pirates were killed during the clash, including a prominent pirate kingpin. Several other civilians were injured during the gun battle.
‘’There was a heavy exchange of gunfire between them (pirates). They fought over a ransom they received for releasing the American Journalist,” said one of the residents.
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