Two Somalis get life for deadly US yacht hijacking

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August 23, 2011
USA Today    
Posted in News

"Two Somali pirates were sentenced today to life in prison for their roles in the takeover of a yacht that cost two U.S. couples their lives. Ali Abdi Mohamed, 30, and Burhan Abdirahman Yusuf, 31, were sentenced in federal court in Norfolk, Va. They had pleaded guilty to piracy for helping seize the Quest off the Somali coast in February." (08/22/11)  

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