Bayelsa - 23 illegal refineries were destroyed while 10 suspects were arrested for illegal oil bunkering activities by operatives of the Joint Task Force in Bayelsa State, Vanguard reports.
Colonel Mustapha Anka, Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre, who made the disclosure, said the operation was conducted by men of 3 Battalion, Effurun Barracks, at Oteghele and Ejere areas of Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State.
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Other items recovered during the raid were 48 dug-out pits filled with crude oil, 16 pumping machines, 35 surface tanks, four welding machines and several illegal oil bunkering hoses.
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