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Militants Bomb Major Trunk-line In Delta

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BEVERLY HILLS, November 28, (THEWILL) – Suspected Niger Delta militants have attacked a trunk-line operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, around Osieta Avenue near Otu-Jeremi in Ughelli south local government area of Delta state.

The Punch reports that the fresh attack on the major oil pipeline occurred around 6:40   on Sunday morning, causing a serious fire outbreak in the area.

It occurred a kilometre near the West African biggest Otorogu Gas Plant, which is located in Otu-Jeremi, Iwhrekan and Otor-Udu communities across Ughelli South and Udu council areas of Delta state.

The affected pipeline is one of the major trunk-lines that supplies crude oil to the Otu-Jeremi Flow Station and the Otorogu Gas Plant.