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Russians could be kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria

Christian Fernsby |
In Nigeria, pirates attacked a ship and abducted three crew members, two of whom might be Russians, a representative of the country's Marine Forces informed.

Topics: RUSSIA    PIRATES    NIGERIA   

Ambika hopper dredger was attacked on January 2. Pirates abducted three crew members, tentatively, two Russians and an Indian, RIA Novosti reports.

Soon, six members of the rescue team arrived on the ship to ‘eliminate the threat’, but the pirates opened fire. Four military armed guards died as a result of the firefight.


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