Thirteen foreigners were kidnapped on Friday after an attack on a food tanker in the Gulf of Guinea, south of Lagos State.
The Curacao Trader was sailing from Lome, the capital of Togo, to an undefined port when eight armed pirates approached the ship and boarded it.
The occurrence, which occurred around 12 pm on July 17, prompted 13 out of the 19 group individuals being hijacked, as indicated by 112.international.
The vessel team comprised of residents of Russia and Ukraine.
The government offices of Ukraine and the UK in Nigeria have set up contact with the proprietor of the boat and its administrator and are likewise explaining the conditions of the assault, said Maxym Kovalenko, Head of the Crisis Management Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
Record Photo (C) YouTube
"Among the caught mariners are 4 residents of Ukraine," Kovalenko included.
What do you think?
Share your thoughts and opinions below in the comment section.
Content created and supplied by: Ibikunle246 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More