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Merchant Vessel Hijack - Hostages Taken - Nigeria #marsec #piracy


Date 11NOV2016

Location 161NM off Brass, Nigeria

Type of incidents HIJACK

Lat. / Long. 02:48:55N – 003:59:14E

Source: MDAT-GOG/ NYA

Date: 11 November 2016 1420 UTC

Description:

A merchant vessel was attacked and hijacked with shots fired by 7 POB on a high speed craft.

They boarded the vessel, stole equipment and kidnapped five crew members and left.

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