Nigerian pirates took hostage the citizen of Russia. On Wednesday, February 24, reported the news Agency AP referring to the statement by the naval forces of Nigeria.
Support vessel «Bourbon», a French owned company and serving the oil fields, was seized by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, the crew managed to transmit a distress signal, writes TASS.
The Nigerian Navy has carried out special operation, which resulted in the ship and most of the crew were released. The pirates fled, but they managed to take two hostages from among the members of the crew – a Russian citizen and a Nigerian.
LifeNews calls the name of captured by pirates, Russian. It is a native of Murmansk, Ivan Ore. According to the publication, the house he left behind a wife and five children.