Three seafarers on bunker ship kidnapped in West Africa

Last week a bunker ship was attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea. Three seafarers were kidnapped, reports security firm.

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Three crew members from a bunker barge have been kidnapped during a pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of West Africa, reports security firm Dryad Global.

Bunker barge Stelios K was hijacked last week when it was sailing from Athens to Lagos, Nigeria. The ship was subsequently abandoned off the coast of Lagos, and three crew members have been kidnapped, writes the firm.

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