Fishing vessel attacked, 5 crew including 4 Koreans kidnapped, Gulf of Guinea

Fishing vessel IRIS S was reportedly attacked at around 1930 UTC May 31 145 nm SE of Tema, Ghana, while under way. 5 crew were kidnapped, including according to Dryad, 4 Koreans and 1 Filipino. IRIS S resumed sailing shortly after attack, berthed at Tema in the morning Jun 1.
Fishing vessel (purse seine?) IRIS S, IMO 8210493, length 62 meters, flag Ghana.



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