8 sailors abducted on Greek tanker off Cameroon

8 sailors abducted on Greek tanker off Cameroon 

 

Eight crew members were abducted and one injured during an armed raid overnight on a Greek-registered tanker anchored off Cameroon, Greek authorities said on Tuesday.

Greece’s shipping ministry said the ‘Happy Lady’ tanker was two nautical miles off the port of Limboh in Cameroon when it was stormed by individuals who were armed.

Five Greeks, two Filipinos and a Ukrainian were kidnapped while another Greek was injured, the ministry said in a statement.

The tanker has a crew of 28.