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Pirates kill 2, abduct 3 in fishing trawlers’ attack

By Godwin Oritse

Barely a month after celebrating  remarkable drop in attacks  by sea robbers, there were indications, yesterday, that such attacks have resumed leaving two sailors dead and three abducted.

Disclosing this to Vanguard, Chairman, Fishing Zone of Nigerian Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior Staff Association, Captain Isaac Esiekpe, said  pirates have attacked two trawlers along Bonny Anchorage in Rivers State.

Esiekpe also said the recent attacks left two crew members dead, three abducted and two seriously injured and are currently in the hospital.



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