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One person killed in pirate attack on Greek tanker in Nigerian Port

Pirates have attacked Greek-owned tanker Kalamos leaving one person dead, as the ship anchored near a Nigerian Port.

Greek Government officials said the gunmen killed a Greek deputy captain of the ship and also took two Greeks and a Pakistani citizen hostage, BBC News reported.

According to media reports, the vessel was attacked while it was waiting to off-load at Qua Iboe oil terminal in south-eastern Nigeria.

Pirates have attacked Greek-owned tanker Kalamos leaving one person dead, as the ship anchored near a Nigerian Port.

Greek Government officials said the gunmen killed a Greek deputy captain of the ship and also took two Greeks and a Pakistani citizen hostage, BBC News reported.

According to media reports, the vessel was attacked while it was waiting to off-load at Qua Iboe oil terminal in south-eastern Nigeria.

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