Militants Bomb Major Trunk-line In Delta
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.