Dramatic footage captures a deadly firefight between American mercenaries and Somali pirates as they try to hijack a cargo ship
Somali pirates tried to hijack a cargo ship attacking the vessel in speedboats

  • Private security contractors hired to protect the cargo began shooting at them
  • The guards saw off the pirates firing dozens of rounds from sub-machine guns 
  • Dramatic footage captures the furious gunfight between the two boats
  • Attack thought to have happened in 2012 but reemerged after hijacking in March