5 Indian sailors kidnapped by Pirates In Nigeria: Sushma Swaraj
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5 Indian sailors kidnapped by Pirates In Nigeria: Sushma Swaraj

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Five Indian sailors, posted in Nigeria, have been "abducted" by pirates, confirmed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday.

She has also asked Indian Ambassador to Nigeria, Abhay Thakur, to "take up the matter" with the Government of Nigeria to ensure immediate release of sailors.

"I have seen news reports about abduction of five Indian sailors by pirates in Nigeria," tweeted Swaraj on Monday.

She further added, "I am asking Indian High Commissioner to take this up at the highest level with Government of Nigeria for their release."

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