U.S. cargo ship, 3 others robbed at gunpoint off Basra, Iraq

(BASRA, Iraq) — Four cargo ships, including one U.S.-flagged vessel, were robbed at gunpoint off the coast of Iraq, Reuters reported. The U.S. ship was the Sagamore, and the other vessels were from Antigua, North Korea and Syria. The attackers robbed the crews of their personal belongings, according to the U.S. Navy.
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By Professional Mariner Staff