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Pirate Attack Off Nigeria 05 May 19

Date Time: 05/05/2019 12:16:00 UTC
Area: West Africa
Lat: 3°4'14 N
Lon: 7°55'1 E

Detail: UPDATE 3: MV attacked and boarded by seven suspected pirates in a single speedboat at 1216 UTC in position 03:04.14N - 007:55.01E, around 90nm SE of Bonny Island, Nigeria. Crew retreated into the citadel. At 0803 UTC (6 May) vessel reported HIJACKED. Pirates reportedly attempt to enter citadel. NATO naval asset in vicinity. At 1430 UTC (6 May) the vessel and crew reported safe and under escort by a warship. Reported (MDAT) 5 May.

UNID: 5723
Action: UPDATE
Reported By: OL BRAVO

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