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Person Shot And Killed On Pleasure Boat Panama 02 May 2019

Date Time: 02/05/2019 07:30:00 UTC

Area: South America

Status: PIRATE_ATTACK

Lat: 9°15’40 N

Lon: 78°7’45 W

Detail:[Boarding/Assault] LATE Report | IMB Piracy Reporting Centre received a distress call from a family on an anchored pleasure boat indicating that unknown persons had boarded the boat, shot and killed one person and injured the other at approx 0730 UTC in position 09:16.40N – 078:07.45W, around 1.9nm ENE of San Ignacio De Tupile, Panama. Two other family members were unharmed. The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) immediately informed the Panamanian Authorities who dispatched a patrol boat to the location to render assistance. IMB PRC continued to liaise with the authorities and the family on the boat until the marine police boat arrived at location and rendered medical assistance. Reported (IMB) 2 May.

UNID: 5724

Action: NEW

Reported By: OL CHARLIE

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