Monday, 30 July 2012

Oil worker drowns during attack in Nigeria delta

A military spokesman in Nigeria according to AP report says a worker for the local subsidiary of Italian oil company Eni SpA drowned while trying to escape an attack in the nation's oil-rich southern delta. Lt. Col. Onyema Nwachuku said  that another worker suffered a gunshot wound to his leg during the attack on July 26, 2012 in the winding creeks of Bayelsa state in the Niger Delta. Nwachuku said "sea robbers" attacked the Eni speedboat carrying workers away from an oil platform in the region.
In a statement, Eni confirmed the attack and said the gunmen stole the boat.

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