Turkish flagged ÖZAY-5 has attacked by pirates.
Turkish flagged chemical tanker, belongs to Bilnam I?letmecilik and Ticaret,Özay-5 has attacked by pirates near Nigeria.
Eight pirates open fire to Turkish flagged ÖZAY-5 at midnight and collect all of the money. after some of the crew members push the alarm fight started between pirates and crew. Pirates beat some seafarers and stabbed captain at the end of the attack 3 seafarers injured. Altough pirates open fire because of the panic, they didnt harm the cargo.
Turkish officials took an action after they get signal from ship. After having a contact with Nigerian officials, injured captain taken to the hospital and it is expressed that his situation is good now.