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Flash Report
Monday 05 October 2020
Waterfall at sunset
Oron and Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria


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Incident Details

Incident Type: General Alert

Location: Oron & Calabar

Source: Clearwater

Incident Date: 03 Oct 2020, Unknown

Lat/Long: 04° 54.00 N – 008° 15.06 E

Alert Number: 999

Incident Description

A number of media reports have been received stating that armed pirates on board a speed boat attacked a passenger boat transiting between Oron and Calabar, Cross River State. Reports state that during the incident the attackers injured several passengers and critically injured two with gunshot wounds, before robbing them of their belongings. Further sources have stated that one of the injuries may have been fatal. We will continue to investigate this incident and will update upon receiving confirmed information.


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