Nigerian pirates attacked inland motor tanker Vajara in Ramos River

Nigerian pirates attacked the inland motor tanker Vajara in Ramos River at the restive Niger Delta. The group of armed pirates attacked the vessel from motor boat, but crew succeeded to raise the alarm and reported about the accident to the Nigerian navy. The seamen succeeded to escape and locked in the engine room.
The Nigerian troops arrived at the scene of distress signal and opened fire against the pirates. During the crossfire, were killed all the seven suspected pirates and militants, without hurting any from the hostages. The crew of the inland motor tanker Vajara was released and after short investigation, the vessel was released to return in service.
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