Breaking news: Militants Bomb SPDC Pipeline In Delta

Daring militants on Monday blasted an
oil pipeline belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in
Batan community in Warri South West Local Government area of Delta
State.

Security sources told newsmen that the
incident occurred at SPDC Camp Five at about 1a.m. with a huge fire
enveloping the site of the attack.Suspected militants attacked SPDC
pipeline in Batan at about 1a.m. with dynamites. As I am talking to you
now, the place is engulfed with fire but efforts were being made to put
it off”, he said.
Another community source confirmed the
incident, claiming that he heard a huge explosion in the midnight only
to discover it was a pipeline belonging to SPDC that was blasted.
He said: “We heard a huge explosion when
we were sleeping. We rushed out and found that SPDC pipeline was on
fire. We are not sure whether it was militants that caused it or not”,
he said.
Niger Delta Advengers (NDA), the
militant group breaching oil facilities in the Niger Delta, is yet to
claim responsibility at the time of filing this report.

(Source: THISDAY)
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