A Soldier In Delta Was Killed By Pirates

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Following a clash between military men and suspected pirates, a soldier has been killed in Tuomo community, Burutu council area of Delta State.

A community source said the soldier and two of the pirates were killed in the clash.

It was gathered that the suspects, who came on a speedboat, planned to loot an armoury at the military checkpoint in the area.

The pirates were said to have opened fire on the soldiers who swiftly returned fire.

A soldier and two members of the gang were killed, while a fleeing pirate was arrested.

There were reports of a similar incident in Egbema kingdom, Warri North council area of the state, few days ago.

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An uncertain number of soldiers and about four members of the Egbema Peace Corps were allegedly killed by suspected pirates led by an unidentified ex-militant.

An aide to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on political matters, Austin Ozobo, who hails from the area, confirmed the attack.

“Yes, you know Tuomo has a military checkpoint. Some sea bandits came on a 150 Horsepower speedboat at 10:30p.m and attacked the military men,” he said.

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