Suspected militants blow up Agip pipelines in Bayelsa


8 Jul 2016

Suspected militants blow up Agip pipelines in Bayelsa

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SUSPECTED militants in the early hours of Friday blew up the Tebidaba-Brass Nigeria Agip Oil Company, NAOC pipeline.

Also affected are the Goulubokiri Manifold and Lasukugbene pipeline.

Bayelsa state Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps,NSCDC, Desmond Agu, who confirmed the incident said men of the Command on surveillance exchanged gun fire with the vandals.

Agu said: “Reports from the swamp area indicates that last night (early hours of Friday a gang of heavily armed youths with two double 200hp speedboats used explosives to blast three different points on the Tebidaba-Brass NAOC pipeline.”

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News Source: THEADVOCATE, 9jaTales

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