Nigerian pirates kill three

More violence in Delta.

Pirates kill two civilians attending funeral in Bayelsa

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa

Fresh facts have emerged that the suspected sea pirates who murdered an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in an ambush in Bayelsa State, also killed two civilians in a separate attack.

It was learnt on Monday that shortly after their encounter with the operatives of the NSCDC last Friday, the pirates killed two persons who were reportedly heading for Agbobiri community in Southern Ijaw area of the state for a funeral.

A security source, who did not want his name in print, confirmed that the incident occurred after the gunmen had ambushed the operatives who were coming back from a surveillance duty in the Southern Ijaw community.

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