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Chhattisgarh engineer, wife among 18 Indians kidnapped by Nigerian pirates

Vijay Tiwari, who is an engineer with Merchant Navy, and his wife Anju were kidnapped by pirates when they were on board a Hong Kong-flagged vessel on December 3, his family said. ASP Praful Thakur said that Tiwari was employed with a shipping company in Nigeria, and added that the administration was working for his early rescue. 

Dec 07, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

18 Indians kidnapped in Nigeria: Indian mission in touch with Nigerian govt, say sources

ARX Maritime, a global agency tracking maritime developments in the region, had reported the kidnapping of 18 Indians by pirates near the Nigerian coast on Wednesday.

Dec 05, 2019, 09:13 AM IST