Victor wrote:You would think that pirates want to live and collect their ransom. If so, they could have simply announced themselves and Tabar would have backed off. Their aggressiveness was totally unwarranted.
It would be unwarranted if they had hostages. Right now its just the Thais claiming there were hostages and God knows they are another gubo nation with guboness very close to our dear neighbour. To reiterate something I posted on this thread a while back....the pirates are businessmen (khat effects notwithstanding) NOT jehadis with crazy ideologies...they are in this business for money. So if they had hostages (as opposed to Thai accomplices) they would have used that card instead of shooting at INS Tabar.
I am sure Tabar simply didnt turn around when the boat turned into a pyrotechnics display..they probably lingered for atleast sometime and would have spotted atleast one of the survivors yelling out.
More and more this smells like some psyops with Thais in the pay. I hope any nonsense of our bleeding heart desi or videshi media is met with stern responses from IN or GoI (for once they can support our tough-talking CNS