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British hostages say pirates will kill them

* Paul and Rachel Chandler seen on video broadcast on Britain's Channel 4
* Chandlers were taken from their yacht by pirates in October
* Pirates have demanded ransom of $7 million
* Paul Chandler says pirates are losing patience and may kill the couple(CNN) -- A British couple kidnapped from their yacht in October by pirates pleaded for their life in a video broadcast on Britain's Channel 4 Friday, warning that their captors were running out of patience and could kill them if no ransom is paid.

The Somali pirates have demanded $7 million for Paul and Rachel Chandler, taken from the 38-foot Lynn Rival just days after the couple set sail from the Seychelles islands for Tanzania.

"Our kidnappers are losing patience," said Paul Chandler, 59. "They are concerned that there has been no response at all to their demands for money."

As Chandler spoke during the two-minute video, h

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Added: Nov-21-2009 Occurred On: Nov-21-2009
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