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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Pirates Attack Turkish Ship in Nigeria

"Pirates Attack Turkish Ship in Nigeria
By Yemi Adebowale with agency report, 03.27.2010

Pirates late Thursday attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria, near Lagos, injuring three crew members, Turkey's state-run news agency Anatolian reported yesterday.

According to the agency report, about 10 pirates with automatic weapons boarded the ship named Ozay 5, robbing the crew of money and cellphones but fled after the ship began making distress calls. The ship's cargo was not damaged in the attack."

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