Military search for Nigerian, two foreign oil workers kidnapped in Rivers State

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The Military Joint Task Force(JTF) has announced that unidentified gunmen abducted two foreign workers at an oil rig in Rivers state.

The gunmen raided an onshore oilfield operated by Niger Delta Petroleum Resources in the Abua Odual local government area on Saturday, April 27, 2019, Ibrahim Abdullahi, spokesman for the Joint Military Task Force, said in a statement emailed to journalists.

The gunmen kidnapped a Nigerian, a Briton and Canadian citizen in the operation
According to Major Ibrahim Abubakar, a track down rescue team has been dispatched as nearby roads where civilians had been attacked in recent weeks and surrounding swamps were being searched to rescue the victims.

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