Arrests follow deadly pirate attack
Police recover stolen gunboats and heavy weapons in raid.
Nigeria arrests six after deadly ‘pirate attack’ on army base
Yenagoa (Nigeria) (AFP) – The Nigerian military on Sunday said it had arrested six militants in the country’s oil-rich Niger Delta after suspected pirates killed four soldiers and a policeman in an attack on an army base in the region.
The army said its raid on the armed group’s camp was in response to Friday’s deadly attack, when gunmen in four speed boats stormed the Joint Task Force (JTF) base in Nembe in southern Bayelsa state, police had said.
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