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France foils two Somali pirate attacks, holds 19: Paris

A French warship Sunday foiled attempts by Somalian pirates in the Gulf of Aden to seize two cargo vessels, one Croatian and the other Panamaian, and "intercepted" 19 people, the French president's office said.

world Updated: Jan 05, 2009 00:08 IST

A French warship Sunday foiled attempts by Somalian pirates in the Gulf of Aden to seize two cargo vessels, one Croatian and the other Panamaian, and "intercepted" 19 people, the French president's office said.