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Many killed as Helicopter shoots passenger boat in Rivers

Many killed as Helicopter shoots passenger boat in Rivers



A helicopter has reportedly shot at a local passenger boat travelling from Port Harcourt to Bonny in Rivers State.

There are fears of casualties, with some occupants severely injured and rushed to the hospital.

An eyewitness at the Bonny-Nembe waterside where the boat took off from in Port Harcourt, told newsmen that there were casualties.

Another eyewitness told THEWATCH NEWS that he believed the helicopter is own by the Nigerian army but our correspondent is yet to verify the alleged claim.

While expressing shock over the incident, he said that the boat conveyed passengers and foodstuff.

  “The local boat that just left here to Bonny, within the Treasure Island area, a chopper or I will call it a flight helicopter, just came behind, went very low and started shooting at the wooden boat.

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