Militants free captive sailors after 16 days

Two foreign sailors kidnapped by gunmen off the coast of Bonny in Rivers State have been released. The two sailors, Captain Lakota Oleksander from Ukraine, and Panagotis Chiotis, an engineer from Greece were abducted on January 26, 2011 while on board a vessel, ‘Persea’ that was heading to Onne, from Bonny. The director of the State Security Service (SSS), Rivers State Command, Olusegun Agbaje, who spoke to reporters during the presentation of the victims, said they regained their freedom due to ...
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Added February 12, 2011
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