6 suspected pirates dead

By Piracy

The Joint Military Task Forces (JTF) informed that they have killed 6 pirates while fighting in a gun battle on the waterways at Agge Community.
An announcement yesterday in Yenagoa, by the Media Co-ordinator of the JTF, Lt.-Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, told that the JTF encountered the gang (7 suspected pirates) during routine guard patrol.
On of the pirates had escaped.
Nwachukwu told that the fleeing pirate sustained gunshot wounds, plus that 200 horse- powered speed boat, 2 single barrel guns and 7 GSM phones were discovered from the pirates.
He told more that other items discovered from the gang were 2 hard saws, three hard saw blade and four wraps of substance suspected to be India hemp.