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Fishing Vessel Hijacked; Sabah, Malaysia


Date 27SEP2016

Location Sabah, Malaysia

Type of incidents HIJACKING and CRIMINAL BOARDING

Lat. / Long. 04:19N – 118:39E & 04:50N – 118:32E (location approximate)

Source: Business Standard, Borneo

Post Date: 27 September 2016, 1335 UTC

Description: A gang of unidentified armed men kidnapped the Captain of a fishing vessel off Semporna waters.

Within one hour of the incident, the same group reportedly boarded and robbed another fishing vessel in Lahad Datu waters and stole food, handphones, a walkie-talkie, a boat engine and money before escaping.

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Unconfirmed reports say up to 7 Fisherman may have been taken. (ASKET)


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