Suspected Sea Pirates Attack A Tugboat, Killed Three Crew Members In Bayelsa (Photos)

at 03:55 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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Suspected sea pirates attacked a tugboat and killed three crew members at Ekebiri Waterways in Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa. An oil services vessel with a combined team of security escort on board and civilians was said to have been attacked on Friday.
two of the victims of the incident were security escorts and a civilian crew member (a woman) of the tugboat towing a vessel.
Asinim Butswat, spokesman for Bayelsa police command, who confirmed the incident said one police operative was still missing as his remains were yet to be recovered.
He said a response team dispatched to the crime scene rescued eight occupants of the ill-fated boat while efforts are underway to arrest the suspected armed men.
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“On Sept. 22, at about 18.45hrs, a Tugboat, towing a Barge with a combined team of policemen from the Nigerian Inland Waterways, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and civilians on board was attacked by suspected sea pirates,” he said.
“The incident took place at Ekebiri Waterways in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa. “A reinforced team arrived shortly and rescued one policeman, three NSCDC personnel and four civilians.
“However, a policeman, one NSCDC personnel and a civilian were shot dead by the sea pirates; one policeman is still missing.”

He further said the remains of the victims had been recovered and deposited at the Federal Medical Centre Mortuary, Yenagoa, for autopsy.
According to him, a search party has been deployed to find the missing policeman while all security operatives in Southern Ijaw have been alerted.
He also said efforts are ongoing to arrest the culprits.
ruthie at 03:59 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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NAWA O...THESE SEA PIRATES ARE MEAN AND EVIL..RIP
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officynero at 04:02 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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hopeless...
naija with their pirate
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officynero at 04:02 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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Quote from: ruthie on 03:59 PM, 25 Sep 17
NAWA O...THESE SEA PIRATES ARE MEAN AND EVIL..RIP

ur people na
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follyflex at 04:08 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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My condolences! So what next?

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follyflex at 04:10 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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End time! Save me baba god.

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pricklong at 04:28 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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THEY ARE KILLING THOSE OIL THIEF
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tegonwa at 04:32 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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That's Really Bad.Very Hopeless!Nawaa O!
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tegonwa at 04:32 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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That's Really Bad.Very Hopeless!Nawaa O!
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OkeEyitayo at 04:59 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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treat them like
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fineboy77 at 05:15 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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9ja na copycats of all evil things,but see the good ones,NO. Pirates?how about copying technological improvements?not that failed nation
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Oworen25 at 06:10 PM, 25 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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Next time we have to be very careful
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Novic at 12:32 AM, 26 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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This is serious ooooo..... make I just dey waka pass..... abeg I dey waka pass, I will come and comment later.
This one weak me ooooo, well life must goes on.
I dey waka come bare
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BournIdentity at 06:53 AM, 28 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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Roll Eyes                                                                           
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