Nigeria Rebels Claim Attack in Oil-Rich Delta

From ABC News

Rebels are claiming responsibility for an attack on a security patrol boat on a waterway in Nigeria’s southern Bayelsa state.

A statement purporting to come from the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta said late Sunday the attack, though “insignificant,” is a reminder of the rebel group’s presence in the oil-rich delta. It said the Saturday night attacks in the Nembe-Bassanbiri waterways were carried out by new fighters.

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