Pirates in Gabon attack four ships, kill captain, kidnap 4 crew
Topics: PIRATES GABON
Gabon's security forces, assisted by Interpol and other regional forces, are looking for the hostages and their captors.
One vessel belonged to Satram, a maritime transport company based in Gabon. Associated Press reports the captain worked for Satram.
The French news agency AFP says that two of the ships were owned by Sigapeche, a Sino-Gabonese company that employed the kidnapped crew.
The fourth ship flew a Panamanian flag, according to AFP. ■