Near Nigeria pirates attacked a French ship and kidnapped two sailors

Off the coast of Nigeria, from a vessel of the French oil company «Bourbon» pirates have abducted two sailors — a Russian and a Nigerian. It is reported Radio Liberty with reference to information of the company.

«The ship the pirates captured in the Gulf of Guinea, the crew managed to send a distress signal. Nigerian Navy landed on the ship and rescued most of the crew. But the pirates took two hostages», — is spoken in the message.

In «Bourbon» note that 10 members of the crew «was brought back on Board in the port of Onne safe and sound».

It is noted that in recent years oil companies have become targets for armed groups who also regularly organise sabotage on the oil infrastructure of Nigeria, a leader among producers of crude oil in Africa. It is oil accounts for about 90% of foreign exchange earnings of Nigeria as a member of OPEC.

Near the coast of Nigeria, pirates have repeatedly captured and Ukrainian seamen.




Near Nigeria pirates attacked a French ship and kidnapped two sailors 25.02.2016

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