Two Shell Oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria, police escorts killed

Two Shell Oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria, police escorts killed
# 27 April 2019 03:12 (UTC +04:00)

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has confirmed that two Shell Oil workers have been kidnapped in Nigeria's Niger Delta region and their police escorts killed, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

"The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) regrets to confirm the attack on its staff and government security escort at Rumuji, Rivers State, on the East/West road on Thursday, April 25, 2019 around 16:00 hours," an SPDC spokesman said, as cited by Reuters.    

"We are supporting the police in their investigation of the incident. We cannot make further comments at this time," the spokesman added.   

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