Nigerian pirates have kidnapped seven Russians and one Ukrainian

Seven Russian citizens and one citizen of Ukraine were kidnapped by pirates in the waters of Nigeria, reported in the official Twitter of the Russian Embassy in Nigeria.


According to the diplomatic missions, Nigerian pirates attacked the ship BBC Caribean and abducted eight people. Embassy of the Russian Federation have already sent to the authorities of Nigeria’s request for assistance in the search for kidnapped citizens.


“In connection with the seizure of the Embassy of Russia has appealed to the Nigerian authorities asking for assistance in locating stolen” – it is told in the records of the Russian Embassy in Nigeria.

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