MAHE, Seychelles, Nov. 7, 2005
One of the pirates’ boats (Sky News/N.Fisher)
(CBS/AP) A cruise liner that was attacked by pirates over the weekend docked safely on the Indian Ocean archipelago of Seychelles on Monday after changing its course to escape.
Passengers described their horror as pirates in speedboats chased their luxury cruise liner at sea, firing rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles Â? with smiles visible on faces otherwise hidden by ski masks.
‘I was scared. I was very scared,’ said Jean Noll of Florida. But her husband said the experience was not likely to deter them from enjoying another cruise. ‘We cruise all the time,’ Clyde Noll said. “
This is scary. I do have one question though, am I evil because I find humor in the fact that pirates still exist?