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16 sailors abducted by pirates in Gulf of Guinea

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 5, 2020
At least 16 sailors have been abducted by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea.
Gulf of Guinea
Sea   Gulf of Guinea
According to reports from international maritime websites, three ships were attacked by pirates May 1-4 off the coasts of Nigeria and Gabon within the borders of the gulf.

Topics: Gulf of Guinea

At the beginning of May, pirates took control of one of the Panama-flagged oil-laden ships off the coast of Nigeria with a speedboat and kidnapped 10 crew members.

Other attacks were made on fishing boats.