Sixteen Nigerian Soldiers Killed in Community Clashes

There have been clashes in Nigeria's Delta state.

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BY A STAFF REPORTER: In Nigeria's oil-producing southern Delta state, 16 Nigerian soldiers were surrounded and killed after trying to quell the conflict.

Brigadier General Tukur Gusou said in a statement that soldiers of the 181 amphibious battalion were killed in clashes between the Okuoma community on Thursday. ' 


"The reinforcement team led by the commanding officer was also attacked, resulting in the deaths of the commanding officer, two majors, a captain and 12 soldiers," Guussau said. "