12 kid­napped on Swiss-flagged ship

China Daily (Latin America Weekly) - - World - NIGE­RIA

A Swiss ship­ping com­pany said that a bulk car­rier has been at­tacked by pi­rates off Nige­ria’s coast and 12 of its 19 crew mem­bers have been kid­napped. Genev­abased Mas­soel Ship­ping said the MV Glarus was at­tacked early on Satur­day as it sailed from La­gos to Port Har­court with a load of wheat. It said in a state­ment emailed on Sun­day that the pi­rates ap­par­ently boarded the ship us­ing long lad­ders and cut ra­zor wire on the deck to make their way to the bridge.

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