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Hijacking Asia 16 January 2020

DateTime: 16/01/2020 12:00:00 UTC
Area: Asia
Status: HIJACKING


Lat: 5°29'0 N
Lon: 119°3'0 E


Detail: [Kidnap] Underway Malaysia-flagged fishing vessel, SSK 00543/F, was attacked by six armed persons wearing dark clothing and masks in a grey-coloured speed boat at 1200 UTC in position 05:29N - 119:03E, around 4nm NW of Tambisan, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia. Malaysian Authorities managed to locate and intercepted the fishing vessel. Three crew were found safe on the vessel after initial reports stated eight had been kidnapped. The remaining five crew were reported kidnapped. Reported (IMB/ReCAAP) 16 Jan.


Source:
UNID: 5935
Action: NEW
ReportedBy: OL BRAVO

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