Sept 6, 2016 – 4 Nigerian Soldiers Drown, Go Missing In Bayelsa Boat Accident
The ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile in Bayelsa suffered a major set back following the death of 4 soldiers in a boat accident in Brass LGA of Bayelsa yesterday.
According to area residents, the missing soldiers were part of the convoy sent to look for the missing oil workers along the Brass Water Front but sadly, their boat capsized around 10am.
One of the indigenes of the community said attempts by youths to rescue the 4 drowning soldiers failed until they disappeared out of sight.
The development was said to have created panic among the newly deployed soldiers.