Delta hostages rescued

Nigerian troops rescue 3 Russian sailors, 2 others after raid of pirates’ hideout

By Sumaila Ogbaje

Three Russian sailors, one Ukrainian and one Equatorial Guinean kidnapped by pirates since 9 May have been rescued by Nigerian troops, the Defence Headquarters said today.

The rescue by troops of Operation Delta Safe, came after the hideout of the pirates and militants was overrun at Ibiakafemo, Idinkiri, Tombie and Ogboma.


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