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Warning Suspicious Approach Weapons Sighted 11 July 2017

WARNING-WARNING-WARNING

WARNING 001/JUL/2017 

SUSPICIOUS APPROACH

On 11 JULY 17 at 1120 UTC. A merchant vessel was approached by 1 yellow metal hulled skiff. There where 2x POB with weapons. The skiff approached vessel midships to within 1 cable in position 2531N 05725E. AST fired warning shots and the skiff withdrew.

VESSEL AND CREW ARE SAFE.

Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

UKMTO Watchkeeper

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