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Yacht Boarded In El Salvador

By doina — last modified Nov 14, 2005 11:08 AM

Published: 2005-11-14 11:08:01
Countries: El Salvador

Four armed robbers boarded a yacht at anchor at Bahia del sol, El Salvador on 30 October 2005. They broke in to skipper’s cabin. Alarm was raised and robbers jumped into water leaving behind two machetes. An accomplice waiting in a fishing boat picked them up. Robbers then fired gun shots at the yacht before leaving the scene. No injuries to crew. Incident reported to authorities who began patrolling the anchorage during night.

Source: IMB Piracy Reporting Centre Weekly Piracy Report