Ministry of foreign affairs of Poland: 8 sailors were hijacked by pirates near Nigeria

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 Ministry of foreign affairs of Poland: 8 sailors were hijacked by pirates near Nigeria


The Polish Foreign Ministry said on Twitter that it had confirmed information that eight Polish seafarers had been hijacked by pirates off the coast of Nigeria.

Russian satellite news agency quoted Polands RMFFM radio on October 30 as saying that pirates entered a Liberian vessel 60 kilometers off the coast of Nigeria and then hijacked some of its crew, including eight Polish citizens.

Pomerenia Sky, the owner of the ship, has confirmed that 11 crew members, including eight Polish citizens, were hijacked off the coast of Nigeria, the Polish Foreign Ministry said.