Four seafarers kidnapped from product tanker in West Africa

Four seafarers from the Philippines, Russia and Romania have been kidnapped after pirates attacked a product tanker vessel off the coast of Ghana in West Africa. This is the 24th time this year that seafarers were kidnapped in pirate attacks around the Gulf of Guinea.

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Four seafarers from product tanker ship Agisilaos have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Ghana in West Africa, reports security firm Dryad Global.

According to the firm, the ship was heading to Lome in Togo from Pointe-Noire in Congo when pirates attacked the ship 139 kilometers south of Lome.

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