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French vessel exchanges fire with Somali pirates

Somali pirates accursed on a French fishing barge and guards on lath alternate fire, bidding a aggressive helicopter and warship to blitz to the scene, authorities said Wednesday. Seven Somali pirates were arrested.Pirates in two skiffs accursed on the French barge about 350 afar east of the Somali basic of Mogadishu, said Cmdr. John Harbour of the European Union Naval Force.French aggressive cadre on lath the trawler Cape Saint Vincent alternate fire, French aggressive agent Rear Adm. Christophe Prazuck said. It did not arise that any of the shots hit the pirates, he said.A German warship was accomplished to the scene, as was a helicopter, which accursed admonishing shots at the pirates, who again were apparent throwing items on the baiter overboard. Once the warship arrived, seven pirates were detained, the EU Naval Force said.