Attack on a passenger vessel, Nigeria
Issued: 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
5 Nov 2022 - 08:00 CW Alert 005- (Nov 22) West Africa Attack Possible Militants MDAT-GoG/Closed
It has been reported that a passenger boat was attacked whilst underway in the Atabong area of Cross Rivers State, Nigeria. A number of armed perpetrators boarded the boat, firing warning shots intermittently to scare off the security operatives protecting the vessel. The perpetrators then took the boat, abducting three oil workers who were being transported to work.
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