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Greek tanker attacked by pirates in Cameroon, 8 crew members abducted

Christian Fernsby |
Pirates attacked a Greek-owned tanker which was anchored 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) off Limboh port in Cameroon, abducting eight crew members, the Greek Shipping Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Greece's shipping ministry said the Happy Lady tanker was two nautical miles off the port of Limboh in Cameroon when it was stormed by individuals who were armed.

Five Greeks, two people from the Philippines and a Ukrainian were kidnapped and a Greek national injured, the ministry said in a statement.

The tanker has a crew of 28.

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