Within the Gulf of Guinea, generally known as probably the most harmful bay in the world, pirates attacked the Korean ship sure for Ghana from the Republic of Benin.
Within the assault, pirates kidnapped 4 Korean and 1 Ghanaian crew members.
TOTAL 24 ATTACKS THIS YEAR
128 individuals have been kidnapped in 24 assaults in the Gulf of Guinea this 12 months.
THEY ALSO ATTACKED THE TURKISH SHIP
In July final 12 months, pirates attacked a Turkish ship off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped 10 of the 18 Turkish crew for ransom. The kidnapped sailors had been rescued by the operation of the Nigerian safety forces and handed over to the Turkish Embassy in Abuja.