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April 11, 2009 4:37 PM

Crew of hijacked ship hints at heroic fight to repulse pirates

Crew members of an American ship hijacked off the East African coast last week offered the first dramatic glimpse Saturday of how they beat back the four pirates who'd attacked them on Wednesday and continue to hold their captain hostage hundreds of miles off the coast of Somalia. One crew member said it was the captain, Richard Phillips, who "jumped" a pirate who'd been lured to the ship's engine room.

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