Russian sailor kidnapped by pirates from vessel in Gulf of Guinea

PRETORIA, December 1. /TASS/. A Russian national was among four sailors abducted by pirates from a vessel in the Gulf of Guinea, the Russian Embassy in the Republic of Benin and the Togolese Republic said on its website on Monday.

Lome, Togo

“On November 29 night into November 30 morning there was a pirate attack on a tanker 75 nautical miles away from the port in the city of Lome (the Togolese Republic). The perpetrators abducted four crew members, including a Russian national. The Embassy is monitoring the developments,” the statement said.


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