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Air Force bombs, destroy another set of illegal oil barges in Rivers State.

Air Force bombs, destroy another set of illegal oil barges in Rivers State.

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said on Sunday that it has destroyed another set of illegal oil barges in River 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.

 A statement signed by Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, Director of Public Relations said, “The third barge, surrounded by canoes carrying drums, was sited at Onne.

“While individuals around the barge and canoes fled when fired at, the barge and drums did not explode, indicating the possibility of being empty” he said.

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