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Five police officers and three soldiers have been killed in separate attacks in Nigeria's oil-producing south, police and the army said Wednesday.The violence comes after increasing attacks against oil facilities by militants wanting a fairer share of revenue for local people in the delta region.The army said three soldiers attached to the Joint Task Force (JTF) protecting oil facilities were killed in a gun battle with militants and sea pirates in Bayelsa, also Monday.JTF spokesman Colonel Isa Ado said the shooting took place in Foropa in the southern Ijaw local government area.
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