Italian ship attacked by pirates in Mexico, two crew hurt

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11/13/19 – Reuters

By Lizbeth Diaz, Marianna Parraga and Ana Isabel Martinez

Pirates attacked an Italy-flagged offshore supply vessel in the southern Gulf of Mexico, injuring two crew members, the Mexican Navy said on Tuesday, in the latest outbreak of robbery and piracy to hit oil platforms and infrastructure in the area.

One of the crew members of the boat, “Remas,” received a bullet wound, and the other suffered a concussion, and both were transferred to a nearby hospital, the Navy said in a statement.

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