CAMEROON – Kidnapped Russian sailors released

Russian sailors kidnapped by pirates in Cameroon to return home soon
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Russian sailors, who were kidnapped by pirates in Cameroon in mid-August, will come back home soon, Russia’s Embassy in Cameroon confirmed on its Facebook page on Sunday.

According to the Seafarers’ Union of Russia, the freed Russian sailors are now in Hamburg.

“The Russian sailors, who were taken hostage by pirates off Cameroon on August 15, have been released. This was confirmed by the employer company. Now they are in Germany and they will soon return home,” the statement said.

The embassy noted that the Russians’ life and health were not in danger.

Source: TASS. Continue reading…

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