May 26, 2016 / 7:21 AM / in a year

Niger Delta youth group leader confirms attack at Chevron facilities

YENAGOA, Nigeria, May 26 (Reuters) - A Nigerian youth group leader confirmed on Thursday that militants had attacked a Chevron oil facility in the Niger Delta.

"The attack truly happened," Eric Omare, spokesman for the Ijaw Youth Council, said.

A group called Niger Delta Avengers had claimed the attack late on Wednesday. (Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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