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PDP demands investigation into Rivers shooting incident

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Kola-Ologbondiyan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the shooting of a boat carrying foodstuffs and other household goods in the Dutch Island area of Rivers State.

At least one person was reportedly injured after a yet-to-be-identified helicopter shot at a passenger boat along the Port Harcourt – Bonny waterway on Thursday night.

An eyewitness told journalists that the wooden boat was ferrying traders and their goods to Bonny when it was targeted by the helicopter.

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In a statement issued on Saturday night by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party demanded a thorough investigation into the incident.

It decried the shooting of the harmless passengers by the military.

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