Monday, September 5, 2016

Four Soldiers Drown In Bayelsa Boat Mishap

The military operation dubbed Operation Crocodile Smile suffered a major loss on Monday following a boat accident along the Brass Water Front in Brass Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa State, leading to the death of four soldiers by drowning.

Also missing are service rifles belonging to the missing soldiers.

It was gathered that the incident, which occurred at about 10 a.m. on Monday, created panic among newly deployed soldiers.

‎The State Chairman of the Maritime Union, Lyyod Sese, who confirmed the incident, said the union had received the report on the boat incident, "but we don't have details on the number of casualties."


  1. The soldiers should be taught how to swim and life jackets provided for them