7 Armed Pirates Kidnap 5 People Aboard Passenger Vessel Underway Near Calabar Fairway Buoy, Nigeria

March 20: Initial reports indicate that seven pirates armed with AK-47 rifles boarded passenger vessel underway between 10-30 nm NE of Calabar Fairway Buoy in Nigeria, robbed the passengers and vessel, and left kidnapping five people (2 passengers and 3 crew members, including the vessel’s Captain.) Pirates observed moving away in the direction of Oron, Akwa Ibom. All remaining crew and vessel reported safe.

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