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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Gulf of Guinea Pirates: 2 Dutch Sailors Taken Hostage

Pirates off the Nigerian coast have repeated an old trick in the area and grabbed a pair of hostages, as reported in "Sea pirates take 2 Dutch seamen hostage":
On Tuesday, sea pirates attacked a Dutch ship off Nigeria’s coast and took the Captain and Engineer-in-Chief hostage.

According to the France Presse news agency, one crewmember was injured. No ransom demands have been reported.

2 comments:

  1. Gary Stringer9:47 AM

    Did you know that the ship was anchored in port at the time? I find it strange that they were able to board the ship and take 2 of the crew, then escape on a small speedboat without any port security intervening...

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  2. What port security would that be??

    Picking on the Dutch may not have been the optimum move, the ol' Dutch Cleanser just might ruin their day.

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