One event has been reported to MDAT-GoG this week.
259/15NM off Freetown, SIERRA LEONE
On the 21st July in position 08°27N - 013°28W at 0240UTC, an MV (NAME WITHHELD) was boarded by 5 men armed with knives. The crew members onboard raised quickly the alarm and a Sierra Leonan Navy ship was dispatched.
The attackers fled the scene in a speed boat. Vessel and crew were reported safe.
A crewmember was reported as lightly wounded.
MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to ADVISORY 003/JULY.
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