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Malta-flagged tanker attacked, at least 3 crew kidnapped

Staff Writer |
Product tanker Histria Ivory with 21 all Romanian crew on board was attacked by pirates near Lome, Togo waters, Gulf of Guinea, in the evening Mar 3.

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Several seamen were kidnapped, exact number yet unknown, confirmed three.

The ship sustained damages during the attack and hijack, being in need of some repairs.

Most probably, communications equipment was destroyed or damaged.

Understood remaining crew aren’t injured, but it’s not confirmed yet.

Tanker as of Mar 4, was anchored at Lome Anchorage.


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