Incident Type: - i. Kidnap
Region: - South East Asia
Authority/ Reported By: - IFC
Position: - Tambisan Island
Around 1200 UTC: around 4nm NW off Tambisan, Lahad Datu, Malaysia. A fishing vessel was attacked by six armed persons in a grey coloured speed boat. Malaysian authorities managed to locate and intercepted the fishing vessel.
Three crews were found safe on the vessel, while the other five crews were reported kidnapped.
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