The Nigerian Air force EC-135 helicopters has destroyed illegal refineries and barges along east of Isaa town, Borikiri, old Bakana as well as Bakana and Bille Communities, Authorities said late Tuesday.
The air raid was conducted on Tuesday afternoon in Delta state as part of OPERATION DELTA SAFE of the Nigerian Air Force.
NAF said; “The Air Component of has continued to rid the creeks in the Niger Delta of illegal oil refineries and barges used for carrying stolen petroleum products.
“Armed patrol over the affected areas also showed other illegal human activities as people were seen digging bays to bury storage tanks, drums and jerry cans.
“While urging these criminal elements to seek legitimate means of livelihood, it is pertinent to state that the NAF will not relent in its spirited effort to stamp out these acts of economic sabotage and illicit activities in the region and other parts of the country.