Incident Type: Pirate Attack
Location: 3nm southeast of Opobo River, Rivers State
Incident Date: 20 May 2020, 1640 LT
Lat/Long: 04° 25.00N – 007° 37.00E
Alert Number: 948
It has been reported that a tanker was attacked 3nm Southeast of the mouth of the Opobo River, Rivers State. A number of pirates boarded the tanker and kidnapped three crew members. The tanker continued under local pilot to Uta-Ewa in Akwa Ibom. The Nigerian Authorities were informed and a Naval vessel was dispatched to provide support.
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