11 crew members hijacked by pirates in Nigeria coast

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 11 crew members hijacked by pirates in Nigeria coast


Oct. 30, Oct. 27, local time, a container ship was attacked by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, 11 people on board were hijacked, including 8 Poles.

According to Reuters news agency, early on 27, the container cargo ship named Bomelania Sky was attacked by pirates during a journey to Enna Port, Nigeria. Pirates boarded the cargo ship 60 kilometers away from the coast and hijacked some crew members. It is reported that the container ship flying the Liberian flag, its shipping company on the 28th to confirm the news. The company added that the remaining 9 crew members remained on board and were not injured. On the 29 day, the diplomatic Department of Poland confirmed the news that 8 crew members were hijacked by pirates. A spokesman for the Nigerian Navy said it had launched an investigation and search and rescue operation after receiving the relevant reports and would be ready to release information to the outside world. At present, the nationality of the other three hijacked crew members is not yet clear. Kidnapping and piracy were rampant in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea. According to the Associated Press earlier reports, in late September, a Swiss shipping companys merchant ship was attacked by pirates in Nigerian waters, 12 crew members were hijacked, has been released. Source: Overseas editor: Qiao Jing _NN6607

According to Reuters news agency, early on 27, the container cargo ship named Bomelania Sky was attacked by pirates during a journey to Enna Port, Nigeria. Pirates boarded the cargo ship 60 kilometers away from the coast and hijacked some crew members. It is reported that the container ship flying the Liberian flag, its shipping company on the 28th to confirm the news. The company added that the remaining 9 crew members remained on board and were not injured.

On the 29 day, the diplomatic Department of Poland confirmed the news that 8 crew members were hijacked by pirates. A spokesman for the Nigerian Navy said it had launched an investigation and search and rescue operation after receiving the relevant reports and would be ready to release information to the outside world. At present, the nationality of the other three hijacked crew members is not yet clear.

Kidnapping and piracy were rampant in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea. According to the Associated Press earlier reports, in late September, a Swiss shipping companys merchant ship was attacked by pirates in Nigerian waters, 12 crew members were hijacked, has been released.