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NEW: coworkers talk about kidnapped crewmen

3 years 2 months 4 weeks ago October 24, 2013 Oct 24, 2013 Thursday, October 24 2013 October 24, 2013 9:35 PM in News
Source: WBRZ, WDSU TV
By: Trey Schmaltz

CUT OFF- Two people were taken hostage after a ship registered to this city in south Louisiana was hijacked off the coast of Africa recently.

"You don't know hot to take it," said a coworker of the two crewmen who are missing. "It's so unexpected and you don't know what's on these guys minds," he added.

The men are reportedly from Louisiana, but there exact hometowns were not released by the State Department.

The ship was taken by pirates in an area known for trouble. Now, it is believed the two men who were kidnapped are in Nigeria.

ABC News reported Thursday, family members are being monitored in case the terrorists try to contact them.
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