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Russia Has No Confirmation of Death of Russian Sailor Captured in Nigeria

The Russian embassy in Nigeria said Monday that it had still no confirmation of death of a Russian sailor, captured by local pirates in February.

On February 23, a pirate attack on the French MV Bourbon ship took place in the Gulf of Guinea. One Russian and a Nigerian were captured during the attack by pirates. On February 25, the Russian embassy in Nigeria confirmed this information.

On Monday, reports emerged that the Russian national had been killed during the capture of the ship.

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