Nigeria hit by three pirate attacks in eight days: agency




 
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Nigeria hit by three pirate attacks in eight days: agency
 
February 14th, 2013  
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Nigeria hit by three pirate attacks in eight days: agency
ABUJA/LONDON (Reuters) - Pirates attacked three vessels off the coast of Nigeria in the space of eight days this month, killing one person, a maritime agency said, in a sign of worsening security off the coast of Africa's biggest oil exporter. Gunmen killed a crew member when they attacked a chemical tanker carrying out a ship-to-ship transfer at Lagos port on February 4 before a security team repelled the attackers, piracy watchdog the International Maritime Agency said in a report. The tanker was the Dubai-managed Pyxis Delta and the crew member killed was a Filipino, security firm AKE said. ...

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