Three young men from the Isle of Man were robbed and held at knifepoint by a group of pirates on an island off the coast of Tanzania. Please click through to read the story in full.

From the Sun –

Three British adventurers on 500km sailing race taken hostage by knife-wielding pirates off the coast of Tanzania

“The next thing I knew there was a crash behind me and some more guys came down, one of them had his arm around my chest and a serrated fisherman’s knife at my throat.

“It took us completely by surprise and we couldn’t defend ourselves, they dragged us off into woods behind where we set up camp and demanded money.

“They tied us all up to each other with our hands behind our backs and took all our clothes, bank cards, electronics, iPhones, cameras, the works.

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