Gun duel betwen soldiers and Niger Delta militants reportedly ongoing

Heavy exchange of gunfire between militants and the Nigeria military is reportedly on-going in the oil-rich Niger Delta.

“The gun duel between militants and the Nigeria Army is raging in Nembe, Bayelsa State.

Fighter jets have also been sighted in the skies,” said a report by the London-based Elombah online newspaper.

“Presently, the actual cause of the gun battle is unknown,” the report said, adding that “there are scores of deaths already recorded, including soldiers.”

Source News Express

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