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Militants Attack Army Check Point in Bayelsa

18:43 Jan 20 2016 Bayelsa, Nigeria

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BREAKING NEWS! Tension In Bayelsa As Militants Attack Army check Point, Kill Four Soldiers


Reports just coming in say there is tension in Bayelsa state at the moment as gun men suspected to be sea pirates Friday night attacked a military checkpoint in Nembe, Bayelsa East senatorial district killing four soldiers and a policeman and wounding many others. The incident according to the Saturday Vanguard occurred at about 11.40pm at the Nembe waterfront.



The hoodlums, believed to be in search of arms and ammunition, according to a security source launched the attack on the military checkpoint from land and water.

They reportedly stole rifles of the slain operatives as well as HP Guns and ammunition from the base
before disappearing into the mangrove creek.
The authorities of the Joint Task Force and the state
police command confirmed the incident.
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