08 Nov '11, 5am

Media recounts sailors' dramatic escape during 'real pirate movie': The action-packed escape of crew members onb...

Media recounts sailors' dramatic escape during 'real pirate movie': The action-packed escape of crew members onb...

The China Post/Asia News Network Tuesday, Nov 08, 2011 The action-packed escape of crew members onboard a Taiwanese fishing boat from Somali pirates late Saturday was widely covered by local media and was dubbed by a newspaper as a "real life pirate movie." The 260-ton Kaohsiung-registered Chin Yi Wen was hijacked by six pirates armed with AK47 assault rifles on Friday when working in the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Seychelles. The crew managed to overpower their captors and regain control of the fishing boat, the Fisheries Agency said in a written statement. The China Times reported a much-detailed account of the dramatic escape, which the newspaper described as the real life version of the movie "Pirates of the Caribbean" and the first example of the crew of a Taiwanese fishing boat escaping pirates on their own. The newspaper quoted fishing boat owner Liu Wan-dong a...

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