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18 Indians on-board a HongKong vessel kidnapped by pirates near the Nigerian coast: Ship tracking agency

R Sinduja

News Editor

The global ship tracking agency said about 18 Indians on-board HongKong-flagged vessel were kidnapped by pirates near the Nigerian coast. According to ARX Maritime which tracks the movement of ships, 19 people were on board, of which 18 were Indians. After the kidnapping reports, the country's mission in Nigeria approached the African nation's authorities for help to ascertain the details & rescue abducted Indians.