Pirates Seize Three Russian Sailors In Cameroon


Three Russian crew members of a cargo ship have been kidnapped by pirates close to the port of Douala in southern Cameroon, the Russian International Ministry on Friday stated.

The cargo ship “Marmalaita” belonging to the Danish firm, Ultrabulk, carrying the flag of Antigua and Barbuda, was attacked by unknown folks on Thursday.

In response to the Russian Embassy in Yaoundé, Cameroonian authorities and representatives of the ship-owner firm are taking steps to make clear the incident, the assertion stated.

Russian diplomats are actively working with Cameroonian authorities and the ship-owner to facilitate the fast launch of the Russian residents, a report by Xinhua, stated.


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