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Unmasking the Niger Delta Avengers

May 16, 2016 | 09:00 GMT
Unmasking the Niger Delta Avengers
Two people were killed in a 2006 militant attack on a Shell oil and gas facility (pictured) in Nigeria's Niger Delta region.
(PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

A new militant group has emerged and is quickly gaining notoriety in the Niger Delta. The Niger Delta Avengers rose to global prominence after claiming responsibility for two attacks in May. First, the group bombed a Chevron facility off the coast of Escravos on May 4. Just over a week...

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