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Nigerian militants say 'Shell pipeline destroyed'

Lagos, September 20, 2008

The main militant group in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta said on Saturday it had destroyed a major oil pipeline belonging to Royal Dutch Shell, the latest strike in its campaign against the industry.

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) said it had attacked the pipeline at Buguma Front in Rivers state late on Friday. It was not immediately possible to confirm the attack. - Reuters

 




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