Torm tanker boarded off Benin
Italian troops fired warning shots at the pirates before securing and returning the ship to its 21 crew, who had mustered safely in the citadel. The attack — the third in the region since October 23 — came the same day armed guards prevented another tanker, Wesley, being boarded off Nigeria
Italian and Beninese naval forces repelled an attack on the chemical tanker Torm Alexandra off Benin at the weekend. Danish Shipping called for heightened security to protect seafarers after a string of failed attacks in the Gulf of Guinea in recent weeks
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