**FILE** This photo released by the French Navy shows pirates holding their hands up to soldiers (left) of the French vessel La Somme early Oct. 7, 2009, off the Somalia coast. Somali pirates in two skiffs fired on a French navy vessel after apparently mistaking it for a commercial boat, the French military said. The French ship gave chase and captured five suspected pirates. (Associated Press/Olivier Amalvict/ECPAD/French Navy)

Photo by: Olivier Amalvict

**FILE** This photo released by the French Navy shows pirates holding their hands up to soldiers (left) of the French vessel La Somme early Oct. 7, 2009, off the Somalia coast. Somali pirates in two skiffs fired on a French navy vessel after apparently mistaking it for a commercial boat, the French military said. The French ship gave chase and captured five suspected pirates. (Associated Press/Olivier Amalvict/ECPAD/French Navy)