Posted: Oct 24, 2013 10:35 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Oct 24, 2013 10:35 PM
Source: WBRZ, WDSU TV
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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