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Greek seaman abducted in Nigerian harbour

Δημοσίευση 27 Ιανουαρίου 2011, 12:39 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Greek seaman abducted  in Nigerian harbour
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A Greek seaman has been abducted in an armed attack on the St. Vincent-flagged freighter "Perseus" while this was docked in the port of Onne, Nigeria.

A Greek seaman has been abducted in an armed attack on the St. Vincent-flagged freighter "Perseus" while this was docked in the port of Onne, Nigeria.

According to initial reports, the gunmen that attacked the ship have abducted the captain, a Ukrainian national, and the ship's first engineer, a 54-year-old Greek. Also injured in the attack were two Egyptian crew-members. The 54-year-old ship's engineer is the only Greek on the crew.

The reasons for the attack on the ship are not yet known.