Nigerian army arrests suspected pipeline attackers in Delta: military source

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Posted: May 16, 2016 3:35 AM

YENEGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - The Nigerian army has arrested several people suspected of having been involved in a recent wave of attacks on pipelines in the restive Delta region, a military source said on Monday.

Nigerian newspapers reported that the army had arrested several members of a militant group called Niger Delta Avengers which has claimed a string of attacks in the southern swamps.

(Reporting by Tife Owolabi; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Dominic Evans)