Turkish cargo ship seized off coast of Nigeria


A Turkish cargo ship with 10 crew members on board was seized off the coast of Nigeria by pirates, Trend reports referring to Turkish media.

It is reported that the entire crew of the vessel consisted of Turkish citizens.

The seized vessel belongs to Turkey’s Kadioglu Denizcilik company. It is reported that negotiations are being currently held for the release of the ship’s crew.

Other details of the incident are not available.