Pirates board Turkish vessel, capture 6 crew off Nigeria

April 11, 2016 1:41 PM

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ANKARA, Turkey – A Turkish maritime company says pirates have boarded a tanker ship off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped six of its crew members.

Kaptanoglu Denizcilik said the pirates boarded the Malta-flagged M/T Puli early on Monday and captured six of the 14 crew members, including the captain. The tanker was bound for Cameroon.

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