Delta - Suspected militants on Wednesday evening attacked a military houseboat and allegedly killed two soldiers at Efe-Ugbokodo area in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, Vanguard reports.
A security source said the attack occurred around 6.30 p.m but the number of causalities is yet unknown.
Only two soldiers were guarding the houseboat when the militants, who understand the terrain very well struck according to the source.
Majority of the soldiers were said to have gone on their different beats in the creeks and the militants studied their movement.
News 24 reported that militant group, Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday warned President Muhammadu Buhari against visiting the Niger Delta.
The militants told Buhari to sign his death warrant before coming to the creeks and further said that any representative sent will also be killed.
The group made the threat in a statement on Radio Biafra on Wednesday in reaction to the killing of some Biafra protesters by the Nigerian Army on Monday.
- News 24