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Leader of Somali pirates sentenced to life for maritime robbery, attempted murder

By 양승진

Published : May 27, 2011 - 19:55

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   BUSAN (Yonhap) -- The leader of a group of Somali pirates on Friday was sentenced to life in prison with three other pirates sentenced to prison terms of 13 to 15 years on charges of hijacking a South Korean freighter in January this year and shooting the ship's captain.
(Yonhap News)