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Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by saaedlee: 4:24pm On Sep 05, 2016

The military operation dubbed Operation Crocodile Smile suffered a major loss on Monday following a boat accident along the Brass Water Front in Brass Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa State, leading to the death of four soldiers by drowning.

Also missing are service rifles belonging to the missing soldiers.

It was gathered that the incident, which occurred at about 10 a.m. on Monday, created panic among newly deployed soldiers.

‎The State Chairman of the Maritime Union, Lyyod Sese, who confirmed the incident, said the union had received the report on the boat incident, "but [we] don't have details on the number of casualties."

Also confirming the incident, an official of Brass Local Government Council, who pleaded anonymity, confirmed the development, calling it a "natural incident."

Attempts to get confirmation from the authorities of the Joint Military action known as Operation Delta Safe (ODS) failed, as the Acting Coordinator of the Joint Media Centre, Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Otuji did not answer his calls.

Though no authority has confirmed the mission of the soldiers in the area, it is not unconnected to the security operations against renewed militancy, sea piracy and search for those threatening to hoist the Niger Delta Republic flag.

An indigene of the community simply identified as Etta said that attempts by community youths and other soldiers to assist in a rescue operation failed as the drowned soldiers could not be found.

"In recent times, we have been noticing increased movement of soldiers in our area. The boat that capsized was conveying a new batch of soldiers to the water front. I was going to dispose of refuse at the waterfront and I saw uniformed soldiers struggling to rescue their colleagues in a capsized boat," Etta said.

"When the confusion subsided, four soldiers were found to be missing with their rifles and other military gear. Some others that were rescued had their rifles missing and were struggling out of the water."

Meanwhile the military authorities have soughed the help of local divers and youths to assist in the search for the missing soldiers. One of the youths confirmed that the high tide of the water is impeding the search for the missing soldiers




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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Mimidiva(f): 4:26pm On Sep 05, 2016
shocked

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Nobody: 4:26pm On Sep 05, 2016
embarassed embarassed embarassed

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by IVORY2009(m): 4:28pm On Sep 05, 2016
I babu oooo shocked shocked


May their souls rest in peace, the Navy would have been sent to those terrain, instead of soldiers, who are probably trained to fight on dry lands, those militants were born and raised in the creeks, dey are use to water all their lifes, it will be difficult to go face-face battle with them in their territory, except air raid!

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by youngest85(m): 4:39pm On Sep 05, 2016
Dem no fit swim?

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Pidggin(f): 5:01pm On Sep 05, 2016
Crocodile tears, RIP

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by cktheluckyman: 5:07pm On Sep 05, 2016
grin grin grin grin grin grin grin grin grin

where is quota system to come and tell me how crocodile is smiling

grin grin grin grin grin grin grin grin

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Princesaha: 5:10pm On Sep 05, 2016
Another four innocent breadwinners dead due to someone's stubbornness to go for dialogue and peaceful resolution. He thought everything is by gra-gra. I pray for peace in this wicked contraption called Nigeria.

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by cktheluckyman: 5:13pm On Sep 05, 2016
but op this news was taken from sahara reporters.I read it earlier there I wonder when you copied it to your blog

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its a sad one though for young men to die leaving their families but each time I remember how these same soldiers massacred innocent men and women in Onitsha last may,i lose all sympathy for them.The truth is that more than 50% of our soldies are monsters only good at harassing and killing innocent civillians only to chicken out when faced with boko haram insurgents or niger-delta militants

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Nobody: 5:13pm On Sep 05, 2016
ehya my village river don carry them go , even me from there nor dey play reach that side embarassed embarassed embarassed RIP GALLANTS we love you

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by bolanto24(m): 5:28pm On Sep 05, 2016
Our water gods are not smiling. Let dem come.

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by tdayof(m): 5:28pm On Sep 05, 2016
I find this hard to believe . Soldiers under the amphibious arm of the Nigerian army should definitely be good at swimming and moreover the Nigerian Navy should take over riverine patrol if the army can't keep up with it. The navy is capable of operating both on water and land.

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Decibel: 5:47pm On Sep 05, 2016
tdayof:
I find this hard to believe . Soldiers under the amphibious arm of the Nigerian army should definitely be good at swimming and moreover the Nigerian Navy should take over riverine patrol if the army can't keep up with it. The navy is capable of operating both on water and sea.
Not when a quota system is the new model of recruitment.

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Tunami(m): 5:48pm On Sep 05, 2016
Rip to them.

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by veekid(m): 5:52pm On Sep 05, 2016
Sheybi one of em recently said he can die for his country? Ohhhhhhhhhh what a pity!!
RIP soldiers

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by princemillla(m): 5:52pm On Sep 05, 2016
U mean they put those guys on boat without life jackets t(warri tone) cry

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by herzern(m): 5:53pm On Sep 05, 2016
Crocodile drowns.....

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Decibel: 5:53pm On Sep 05, 2016
embarassed
Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by finalboss1(m): 5:53pm On Sep 05, 2016
ipods be like our water Gods are not smiling...

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by salabscholar01(m): 5:53pm On Sep 05, 2016
what
Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by DeKen: 5:53pm On Sep 05, 2016
Is it too difficult to teach these soldiers to swim?

Meanwhile the military authorities have soughed the help of local divers and youths to assist in the search for the missing soldiers.

The same locals that they intimidate and harass just for being indigenes of a locality with the curse called oil.

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Nobody: 5:54pm On Sep 05, 2016
Good news for the Niger Delta Avengers and bad news for the Nigeria Army.

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by bejeria101(m): 5:54pm On Sep 05, 2016
They cant swim? How did they enter the armed forces.

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Olukat(m): 5:55pm On Sep 05, 2016
Crocodile have started smiling wink wink wink wink

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by patriks005(m): 5:55pm On Sep 05, 2016
they don't know how to swim, but they enrolled them selves into the navy all because of money, what a shame!

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by raziboi(m): 5:55pm On Sep 05, 2016
RIP TO THEM!!!!

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by sabi99(m): 5:56pm On Sep 05, 2016
Wetin una wan expect before when una carry soldiers wey be ground soldiers enter creeks water. RIP gallant soldiers.

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by NairaMaster1(m): 5:58pm On Sep 05, 2016
As the name implies : the crocodile will actually smile today. RIP to the dead

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Lusola15: 5:58pm On Sep 05, 2016
you send land forces to fight on water without training, you only sentenced them to their death.

which crocodile dey smile now

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Jafar1: 5:59pm On Sep 05, 2016
hmmm

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Re: Four Soldiers Drown In In Bayelsa In Boat Mishap by Nobody: 6:00pm On Sep 05, 2016
I don't get it, our soldiers can't swim?
Even Gulder Ultimate Search contestants can swim undecided

RIP to them, no one deserves to die this way.

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