Piracy Drops, but Militants Carry Out Bloody Attack
By Harold Hutchison
Piracy around Somalia has declined significantly according to report from the International Maritime Organization, part of a general downward trend for piracy in general.
According to a report by VOA News, only five piracy incidents were reported off Somalia in the first quarter of 2013 – part of a 55 percent decline in attacks worldwide. Naval patrols have been particularly intense off Somalia. A total of 66 piracy incidents were reported worldwide.