One killed and 15 seafarers kidnapped in pirate attack on container ship in the Gulf of Guinea

The pirate attack Saturday on container ship MV Mozart in the Gulf of Guinea took a violent turn, informs security firm Dryad Global: One crew member was allegedly killed and 15 kidnapped by the pirates.

The US Navy and 33 other nations conducted naval exercises in March 2019 in the Gulf of Guinea in an effort to strengthen security against pirates. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

The pirate attack on container ship MV Mozart on Saturday in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of West Africa killed one crew member, while 15 others were kidnapped.

Three crew members were left on the ship, informs international security firm Dryad Global, which monitors developments in the Gulf of Guinea.

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