10 Turkish sailors abducted off Lagos coast released

Ten Turkish sailors who were kidnapped by gunmen off their ship in the Lagos coastal area have regained their freedom. They were released on friday August 9.

On July 16, at least 10 Turkish sailors traveling aboard the Ivory Coast-bound Turkish ship Paksoy-1 were abducted off Nigeria.

The ship is operated by Kadıoğlu Maritime and had 18 crew on board when it was attacked by pirates suspected to be from Nigeria‘s volatile delta region, according to authorities. 

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