Saturday, 8 August 2015

Water Pirates attack leaving 4 Soldiers and a Policeman dead at Nambe waterways In Bayelsa State

Nambe waterways in Bayelsa State was under attack  on friday night by unknown gunmen,but suspected to be water pirates,though the number of  casualty is not yet certain as stated by Isa Ado, Lt. Col. And media coordinator of Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta,but 4 soldiers and a police man have been confirmed dead.

The Bayelsa Police Command spokesman, Asinim Butswat said,' four soldiers and a policeman were killed in an attack on Nembe waterways by armed gunmen, suspected to be pirates"

“On August 7, 2015, at about 11:30p.m., four speedboats loaded with gunmen, suspected to be sea pirates attacked the Joint Task Force (JTF) base, at Nembe Water Front, in Nembe LGA.
“They killed four soldiers and one policeman,The gunmen carted away two HP guns and other arms from the base"
“A combined team of the JTF, Marine Police and the Navy are combing the creeks to recover the arms and arrest the culprits”,The command spoke man, Mr. Butswat said.

Isa Ado, a Lt. Col. and Media Coordinator of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, confirmed the attack and he cited that the casualty figures and loss of arms and ammunitions were yet to be discovered
(NAN)

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