The Gulf of Guinea accounts for 73 per cent of kidnappings at sea worldwide. Photo: AFP

‘Nigerian pirates’ kidnap 17 Chinese, Ukrainian seamen off Cameroon coast

  • The sailors were seized from two ships that were attacked within hours of each other while they were anchored off Douala
  • The Gulf of Guinea, whose coastline stretches in a huge arc from Liberia to Gabon, is notorious for piracy
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The Gulf of Guinea accounts for 73 per cent of kidnappings at sea worldwide. Photo: AFP
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