Twitter coverage of American rescue from Somali pirates

Some impressive Tweeting from ABC News correspondent Jim Sciutto this week from Mombasa after Somali pirates captured Capt. Robert Phillips and then he was rescued. A few highlights…

Ship is in sight, few minutes from docking
1:28 PM Apr 11th from mobile web

Ship is in. Crew saying captain saved their lives, exchanged himself for safety of the crew
2:19 PM Apr 11th from mobile web

Another said one crew member stabbed a pirate with his knife. Crew is relaxed and relieved to be on way home
2:20 PM Apr 11th from mobile web

Maersk crew escorted off ship by armed guards and whisked away in buses. Some crew members wore bullet-proof vests.
2:59 PM Apr 11th from mobile web

Maersk crew will spend first nights of freedom on board ship here in Mombasa
6:36 PM Apr 11th from mobile web

Pirate update: Pirates demand no arrest. Somali elders say US balking
8:26 AM Apr 12th from mobile web

Maersk Alabama crew confined to ship until Tuesday for debriefing + evidence search. FBI: boat is a crime scene
8:28 AM Apr 12th from mobile web

Captain Phillips and captors drifting closer to Somali coast. Getting him to land is dangerous scenario
8:34 AM Apr 12th from mobile web

in Mombasa, crew of maersk Alabama celebrating on board, waving american flag, firing off a flare
1:55 PM Apr 12th from mobile web

#Maersk #pirates Emotional press conf just now by crew. Shane Murphy pointed to crew and said ‘this is our family’
6:01 AM Apr 13th from mobile web

Maersk crew say captain wasn’t only hero on board. One crew member stabbed pirate. Another captured one briefly to try to trade for capt
7:24 AM Apr 13th from mobile web

Crew members are demaning better security off Somali coast. They want Pres Obama and US to take the lead
8:12 AM Apr 13th from mobile web

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