Gunmen seize crew in vessel attack off navy

Gunmen have attacked a cargo vessel and kidnapped 12 foreign sailors in the waters off the coast of Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta region, a navy officer said Saturday, the AFP newsagency reports. "The attack took place some time last evening and only one ship was involved.... One of the crew members was injured from gunshots and 12 were taken hostage," Nigerian navy spokesman David Nabaida told AFP. Nabaida said information he has is that the attacked vessel, the BBC Polonia, is ...
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Added July 03, 2010
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