Death, kidnapping in oil vessel attack

LAGOS - Six foreign oil workers were kidnapped and a Nigerian sailor was killed when dynamite-wielding gunmen attacked an oil vessel early yesterday, a navy spokesman said.

LAGOS - Six foreign oil workers were kidnapped and a Nigerian sailor was killed when dynamite-wielding gunmen attacked an oil vessel early yesterday, a navy spokesman said.

Captain Obiora Medani said the sailor was escorting the ship. The vessel belongs to Chevron Corporation.

The attack happened in the south of the West African country. - Sapa-AP

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