Photo Gallery The Pirate Attack on the MSC Melody

When pirates struck the MSC Melody cruise ship this weekend, the captain was making small talk at the bar. Passenger eyewitnesses have described events that are more dramatic than they initially seemed. They were the first to defend the ship and they are now criticizing the ship's crew, who have been portrayed as heroes.
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