3 French employees kidnapped in ship off Nigeria

September 22, 2010 15:30

PARIS — The French marine services company Bourbon says three French employees have been kidnapped in an attack on one of its ships off Nigeria.

Bourbon said in a statement on its website that no claim of responsibility has been made for the assault on the ship, the Bourbon Alexandre, which occurred Tuesday night or early Wednesday.

France's Foreign Ministry said it was aware of the attack but had no further comment.

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