Monday, August 22, 2016

Pirates Chased From British Freighter [feedly]

Pirates Chased From British Freighter

The British cargo ship MT Vectis Osprey was the target of an attempted hijacking off the coast of Nigeria. Photograph: Carisbrooke Shipping(TheGuardian) The Nigerian navy used its "superior firepower" late last week to foil a pirate attack on a British-flagged freighter and rescue the crew in an encounter off the west African coast, a spokesman said. Commodore Christian Ezekobe said the navy deployed a warship after receiving a distress call on Wednesday that pirates were about […]

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