4 dead as troops battle sea robbers and kidnappers in Rivers, Bayelsa

Posted by News Express | 1 June 2017 | 1,793 times

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•Operation DELTA SAFE troops.

Troops of Operation DELTA SAFE on Tuesday ambushed a gang of sea robbers along KM-45 AWOBA Waterways in Rivers State.

Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Center, Major Abubakar Abullahi, said: “During the ambush operation, 4 robbers met their waterloo. Items recovered include; 2× AK-47 rifles, quantity 3× AK-47 magazines, quantity 22 ammunitions and one speed boat mounted with one 200 Horse-Power engine.”

Abullahi said in a statement issued on Thursday: “Similarly, troops patrol along Bayelsa waterways acting on information, raided a sea pirates hideout along FORUPA-LOBIA waterways. However, sea pirates on sighting troops advance fled the hideout, and left behind 3× fiber boats and one 75 Horse-Power engine. The hideout was subsequently destroyed instantly while the troops continue with their patrols.”


 


Source: News Express

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