50 Nigerian Soldiers Died Because They Couldn’t Swim – Niger Delta Avengers


Nigerian militant group, Niger Delta Avengers have denied claims by the Nigerian Army that they are responsible for the death of 50 soldiers. The group said in a statement published on Twitter that the soldiers only died because they lacked training in amphibious  warfare.
“The Chief of Army Staff deployed personnel without amphibian training to the creeks”, he group said.
President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered a clampdown on the Niger Delta Avengers who are responsible for blowing up key operational oil pipelines in the Niger Delta that led to the crippling of oil production to a record low and reducing gas supply to power generation stations.