Two crew members of a ship under the Italian flag were injured when the ship was attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Mexico, the Mexican Navy reported. others were shocked, representatives of Reuters said. Both men were taken to hospital. Their conditions were not immediately available.
Remas is a ship for the supply of the oil industry in Mexico and is owned by Mikoperi, an Italian contractor.
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"Remas" had a crew of about 35 when the attack happened.
The Gulf of Mexico has seen an increase in pirate attacks against boats and oil rigs in recent years.