The coordinated attacks on oil pipelines by the Niger Delta Avengers has taken a new turn early this morning as members of the militant group stormed a Military House Boat at Egwa 1 around 3.45am attacking the House Boat which is a floating Barrack that houses soldiers and Naval officers in the creek with some civilian staff of Chevron killing everyone on-board.
The militants killed every soldier on-board the House Boat including the civilian staff and took away all the arms andd ammunition’s. The OML 24, a reserve field owned by Nigeria Oil Development Company and a Shell flow station located in the area were all attacked by the militants.
Almost all the villagers in Egwa 1 and surrounding communities are leaving for Warri out of fear and panic. LeadersNG spoke with some members of Egwa 1 community who confirmed that 12 soldiers and 7 civilian staff of Chevron have been confirmed dead.
A security source that also spoke to us on the