Nigerian Military Raids Militants' Niger Delta Attack Base, Arrests Two

The Nigerian military raided a clandestine base in the Niger Delta region and arrested two militants, Maj. Gen. Charles Omoregie said in an e-mailed statement.

The base is used to attack oil facilities and commit other crimes, the statement said. The government has set up a joint task force, of which Omoregie is commander, to improve security in the oil-producing region.

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