Pirates kidnap 15 Sailors in Gulf of Guinea, 1 Sailor Killed

 Pirates have attacked a Liberian-flagged cargo ship, M/V Mozart, in the Gulf of Guinea, kidnapping over a dozen sailors, the Dryad Global maritime security portal said.

According to the portal, the incident occurred on Wednesday, about 98 nautical miles northwest of Sao Tome. Fifteen sailors were kidnapped and another was killed.

According to the Dryad Global maritime security portal, M/V Mozart was transiting from Lagos, Nigeria to Cape Town, South Africa, when the attack took place.

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