16 sailors abducted by pirates in Gulf of Guinea
Topics: GULF OF GUINEA
According to reports from international maritime websites, three ships were attacked by pirates May 1-4 off the coasts of Nigeria and Gabon within the borders of the gulf.
At the beginning of May, pirates took control of one of the Panama-flagged oil-laden ships off the coast of Nigeria with a speedboat and kidnapped 10 crew members.
Other attacks were made on fishing boats. ■