Merchant ship attacked, 5 crew kidnapped, Nigeria
ASKET reported attack on a merchant ship, which took place at 1420 UTC Nov 11 in position 02 50N 003 59E, some 160 nm off Brass, Nigeria, Gulf of Guinea. The ship was attacked and hijacked with shots fired by 7 POB on a high speed craft. They boarded the ship, stole equipment and kidnapped five crew members and left. Ship’s details not revealed.