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Dodging pirates off the Horn of Africa

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  • Security experts say it's a losing battle to try to fire back at pirates.
  • Pirates typically leave Somalia onboard a "mother ship" and attack with skiffs.
  • If pirates board, crews are trained to go to a "strong room" and lock the ship down.
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