Sailors Kidnapped


'Sailors Kidnapped' - 15 News Result(s)

  • 9 Sailors Kidnapped By Suspected Pirates Off Africa's Benin

    9 Sailors Kidnapped By Suspected Pirates Off Africa's Benin

    Nine sailors who were waiting in the harbour of the port of Cotonou in Benin have been abducted by suspected pirates, port authorities said Sunday.

  • 5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria To Return Today

    5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria To Return Today

    Five Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria earlier this year, will return to Mumbai today following their release, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday.

  • Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials

    Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials

    Five Indian sailors, who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria, have been released. Sudeep Chaudhary, Ankit Hooda, Chirag Yadav, Avinash Reddy, and Moogu Ravi, had been kidnapped from a vessel -- MT Apecus -- on April 19, this year.

  • 5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria, Confirms Sushma Swaraj

    5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria, Confirms Sushma Swaraj

    Five Indian sailors, posted in Nigeria, have been "abducted" by pirates, confirmed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

  • 5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Says Sushma Swaraj

    5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Says Sushma Swaraj

    Five Indian sailors kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria earlier this month have been released, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.

  • Three Indian sailors kidnapped off Equatorial Guinea coast freed by Nigerian police

    Three Indian sailors kidnapped off Equatorial Guinea coast freed by Nigerian police

    Nigerian police have rescued three Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a cargo ship off the coast of Equatorial Guinea last month, a rare success story in its fight against piracy.

  • Indian sailors held for more than a month freed by pirates

    Five Indian sailors kidnapped off Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta and held captive for more than a month have been released by the pirates, a spokesman said today.

  • Pirates attack vessel off Nigeria, kidnap four sailors

    Pirates attack vessel off Nigeria, kidnap four sailors

    Pirates attacked a supply vessel off Nigeria and kidnapped four sailors in the latest such incident off the country's oil-producing southern coast, the International Maritime Bureau said on Monday.

  • Families of captive sailors hold protest, demand their release

    Agitated family members of Indian sailors being held captive by Somali pirates on Friday made an emotional plea to the government to intervene and negotiate with the sea brigands for their release.

  • Five Indian sailors kidnapped off coast of Nigeria

    Five Indian sailors kidnapped off coast of Nigeria

    Gunmen stormed a tanker ship off the coast of Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta, ransacking the vessel and kidnapping five Indian sailors in the latest attack targeting foreign workers in the volatile region, a shipping company said on Wednesday.

  • Indian sailors recount pirate attack

    Indian sailors recount pirate attack

    The alarm sounded at 6:40 am It could have been a fire or a man overboard. But in the waters off the coast of Oman near the Gulf of Aden, the sound meant one thing to the crew of the Enrica Ievoli: pirates. The ship was carrying 15,000 tons of caustic soda from Iran to Turkey when it was hijacked by Somali pirates, who held the 18-man crew hostage ...

  • Yemen kidnappers release three Filipino sailors

    Yemeni tribesmen have released three Filipino sailors kidnapped more than two weeks ago east of Sanaa, a security official said on Wednesday. The kidnappers had demanded the release of one of their own from jail.

  • Parents beg to raise funds for abducted sailors

    Parents beg to raise funds for abducted sailors

    Parents will do anything to save their offspring, even if it means surrendering societal notions of self-esteem and knocking on the doors of corporate honchos and movie stars to raise the money required for the purpose. The alleged governmental disinterest coupled with a ransom demand of nearly Rs 11.2 crore ($2.5 million) has forced the famil...

  • Somali pirates release 11 Indian sailors

    11 Indians captured along with their ship  have been freed by Somali pirates, after being held hostage for 11 months. The sailors on ship RAK Africana were  picked up by a Spanish naval ship in vicinity (They are) safe," Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said on Twitter, noting that the negotiations for release of the Indians were "delic...

  • Indian sailors' kidnapping: Opposition slams Govt, stages walkout

    Indian sailors' kidnapping: Opposition slams Govt, stages walkout

    Concern was voiced in the Lok Sabha today over the plight of 79 Indian sailors currently in the custody of Somali pirates.The deadline for the execution of eight of these 79 sailors expires today. Leader of the Opposition Sushma Swaraj raised the issue during Zero Hour, following which External Affairs Minister S M Krishna assured the House that th...

'Sailors Kidnapped' - 15 News Result(s)

  • 9 Sailors Kidnapped By Suspected Pirates Off Africa's Benin

    9 Sailors Kidnapped By Suspected Pirates Off Africa's Benin

    Nine sailors who were waiting in the harbour of the port of Cotonou in Benin have been abducted by suspected pirates, port authorities said Sunday.

  • 5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria To Return Today

    5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria To Return Today

    Five Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria earlier this year, will return to Mumbai today following their release, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday.

  • Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials

    Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials

    Five Indian sailors, who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria, have been released. Sudeep Chaudhary, Ankit Hooda, Chirag Yadav, Avinash Reddy, and Moogu Ravi, had been kidnapped from a vessel -- MT Apecus -- on April 19, this year.

  • 5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria, Confirms Sushma Swaraj

    5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria, Confirms Sushma Swaraj

    Five Indian sailors, posted in Nigeria, have been "abducted" by pirates, confirmed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

  • 5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Says Sushma Swaraj

    5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Says Sushma Swaraj

    Five Indian sailors kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria earlier this month have been released, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.

  • Three Indian sailors kidnapped off Equatorial Guinea coast freed by Nigerian police

    Three Indian sailors kidnapped off Equatorial Guinea coast freed by Nigerian police

    Nigerian police have rescued three Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a cargo ship off the coast of Equatorial Guinea last month, a rare success story in its fight against piracy.

  • Indian sailors held for more than a month freed by pirates

    Five Indian sailors kidnapped off Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta and held captive for more than a month have been released by the pirates, a spokesman said today.

  • Pirates attack vessel off Nigeria, kidnap four sailors

    Pirates attack vessel off Nigeria, kidnap four sailors

    Pirates attacked a supply vessel off Nigeria and kidnapped four sailors in the latest such incident off the country's oil-producing southern coast, the International Maritime Bureau said on Monday.

  • Families of captive sailors hold protest, demand their release

    Agitated family members of Indian sailors being held captive by Somali pirates on Friday made an emotional plea to the government to intervene and negotiate with the sea brigands for their release.

  • Five Indian sailors kidnapped off coast of Nigeria

    Five Indian sailors kidnapped off coast of Nigeria

    Gunmen stormed a tanker ship off the coast of Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta, ransacking the vessel and kidnapping five Indian sailors in the latest attack targeting foreign workers in the volatile region, a shipping company said on Wednesday.

  • Indian sailors recount pirate attack

    Indian sailors recount pirate attack

    The alarm sounded at 6:40 am It could have been a fire or a man overboard. But in the waters off the coast of Oman near the Gulf of Aden, the sound meant one thing to the crew of the Enrica Ievoli: pirates. The ship was carrying 15,000 tons of caustic soda from Iran to Turkey when it was hijacked by Somali pirates, who held the 18-man crew hostage ...

  • Yemen kidnappers release three Filipino sailors

    Yemeni tribesmen have released three Filipino sailors kidnapped more than two weeks ago east of Sanaa, a security official said on Wednesday. The kidnappers had demanded the release of one of their own from jail.

  • Parents beg to raise funds for abducted sailors

    Parents beg to raise funds for abducted sailors

    Parents will do anything to save their offspring, even if it means surrendering societal notions of self-esteem and knocking on the doors of corporate honchos and movie stars to raise the money required for the purpose. The alleged governmental disinterest coupled with a ransom demand of nearly Rs 11.2 crore ($2.5 million) has forced the famil...

  • Somali pirates release 11 Indian sailors

    11 Indians captured along with their ship  have been freed by Somali pirates, after being held hostage for 11 months. The sailors on ship RAK Africana were  picked up by a Spanish naval ship in vicinity (They are) safe," Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said on Twitter, noting that the negotiations for release of the Indians were "delic...

  • Indian sailors' kidnapping: Opposition slams Govt, stages walkout

    Indian sailors' kidnapping: Opposition slams Govt, stages walkout

    Concern was voiced in the Lok Sabha today over the plight of 79 Indian sailors currently in the custody of Somali pirates.The deadline for the execution of eight of these 79 sailors expires today. Leader of the Opposition Sushma Swaraj raised the issue during Zero Hour, following which External Affairs Minister S M Krishna assured the House that th...

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