Suspected Militants Attack NNPC Pipeline in Delta

Again, suspected militants carried out attack on pipeline operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company in Delta State, Sunday morning.
Ughelli South Council Chairman, Paul Etaga confirmed the attack, saying the pipeline popularly known as Abura line, was bombed at about 7:30am on Sunday morning.
Etaga who in company of the Commanding Officer 222 battalion, Agbaraha-Otor, Lt. Col U. S Abdulsalam, the Ughelli South Division Police Officer, Oghenedoro Samuel and heads of other security agencies in the area visited the scene of the blast, said that the inferno from the blast has been curtailed by fire fighters drafted from the Otor-ogun Gas plant in Ughelli South.
“Though no arrest has been made, the security agencies are currently investigating the incident and are on the heels of the perpetrators so as to bring them to book,” he said.
As of the time of filing this report, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Author: News Editor

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