At least 30 dead in Nigeria after attempted rescue of oil team abducted by Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA (REUTERS) – At least 30 people including civilians and members of the military have died after an attempted rescue of an oil exploration team kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in north-east Nigeria, officials told Reuters on Thursday (July 27).

The team searching for oil in Nigeria’s conflict-ridden north-east was made up of members from the state oil firm and university researchers and staff, while the attempted rescue was carried out by military personnel and vigilantes.

The military said a day earlier that it had recovered the bodies of nine soldiers and a civilian during its rescue of staff from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) who were on the survey team.

The total number of military personnel killed was 12, said one military source in Nigeria’s north-east, who declined to be identified because the source was not authorised to speak to media…

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1 Comment on At least 30 dead in Nigeria after attempted rescue of oil team abducted by Boko Haram

  1. Greengo // juli 29, 2017 om 10:08 //

    Is SHELL al weg uit Nigeria? Die hebben namelijk heel wat kapot gemaakt daar en zijn medeplichtig aan de alom heersende corruptie.


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