Nigeria pirates hijack oil tanker near Lagos

LAGOS, Sept 5 Wed Sep 5, 2012 6:01am EDT

Related Topics

LAGOS, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker in the waters near Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, the navy and a security company said on Wednesday.

The vessel, called the Abu Dhabi Star, was seized on Tuesday night, around 14 nautical miles from the entrance to Lagos port, navy spokesman Kabir Aliyu told Reuters. (Reporting by Joe Brock and Jonathan Saul in London; Writing by Tim Cocks, editing by Diana Abdallah)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.