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Royal Marines on Counter Piracy Operations Near Somalia

A combined force of NATO led counter-piracy troops intercept a suspected Somali pirated vessel.

 

RFA Fort Victoria's Lynx Mk 8 helicopter and their embarked Royal Marine boarding team from the Fleet Standby Rifle Squadron apprehended the 13 suspected pirates and secured the vessel.

  

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Taken on January 13, 2012