In Nigeria, the pirates took hostage seven Ukrainians and Russians

Pirates in Nigeria have kidnapped a Ukrainian citizen and seven Russians. This was announced by head of the consular provision of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vasily Kirilich, reports «Ukrainian Truth».

According to him, the crew was on the ship «BBC Caribbean», the kidnapping happened in Nigeria waters.

According to Kirilich, citing information of the Ukrainian Embassy in Nigeria, the incident occurred on 6 February.

«The owner of this vessel is a German company. Was abducted 8 members of the crew, of whom one is a citizen of Ukraine. The place of their stay is unknown,» he said.

Kirilich added that the Consulate General of Ukraine in operational connection with the owner of the vessel, and the Embassy of Ukraine in Nigeria is in contact with local law enforcement to ascertain the location of the crew.

According to him, the motives of the abduction are still unknown.

«The matter is under the control of the Department of consular service of the MFA,» he added.

Near the coast of Nigeria pirates was repeatedly captured Ukrainian sailors.




In Nigeria, the pirates took hostage seven Ukrainians and Russians 08.02.2017

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