Gulf of Guinea Pirates Kidnap Crew from Second Ghanaian Fishing Vessel

Pirates operating in the Gulf of Guinea appear to be expanding their range of activity, possibly in response to the increased patrols and planned enhancement in security by Nigerian and other authorities. For the second time in less than two weeks, a Ghanaian fishing vessel has reportedly been attacked, with several of its crew members having been kidnapped.

Security authorities in the region have been on alert for increased activity. MDAT-GOG, the security cooperative effort between the British...

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