A Merchant vessel was attacked in position 2332N 06026E on 01 JUNE 17 at 0430Z.
VESSEL IS SAFE.
Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.
IMB ICC Update:
Six persons armed with guns in a skiff approached and fired upon a tanker underway. Alarm raised, non-essential crew retreated to the citadel. Speed increased, evasive manoeuvres conducted and onboard armed security team fired warning shots resulting in the skiffs moving away. A mother vessel was seen in the vicinity. Vessel is safe