Nigerian Airforce blows up another set of illegal barges

The Nigerian airforce has rammed up its efforts in the fight against illegal bunkering with the recent success recorded in the destruction of 3 oil barges in Rivers state.

Two of the latest barges filled with stolen oil were set ablaze by NAF helicopters on armed patrol around Okoromabie and South East of Port Harcourt refinery. The third barge, surrounded by canoes carrying drums, was sited at Onne.

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Individuals around the barge and canoes fled when fired at and surprisingly the barge and drums did not explode, indicating the possibility of being empty.



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