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NIGERIA/OIL MILITANTSBack
[Published: Saturday August 30 2008]

Nigerian army denies militant attack

Lagos,30 Aug-(ANA)- A Nigerian military spokesman in the oil-producing Niger Delta hasdenied a claim by militants that the army was under attack, saying soldierswere manning their positions as normal and not engaged in combat.

"Allof our men are intact ... We are not under attack. We are not engaged in anyfighting in Bayelsa or Delta states," Lieutenant-Colonel RabeAbubakar, told Reuters. (ANA)

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