Pirate base in Somalia bombed

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An official representative from the autonomous Somali region of Puntland told military forces started an aerial attack against pirate leader.
The official announced yesterday that forces in a helicopter fired on a house in the village of Bali Dhidid where the pirate was believed to be, possibly wounding him. Bu this information is not confirmed.
The person told 3 vehicles were demolished by the attack but the pirate leader identified as Issa Yuluh escaped.
The attack is happening a day after the Puntland's troops started a raid on the pirate infested town of the Bargal.
physical assaults by Somali pirates off the Somali coast have reduced considerably in the 1st 4 months of this year following a concerted international attempts to stop piracy.