Abuja – Militants continued their attacks on oil and gas facilities in the Niger Delta region on Thursday, with another bombing on a pipeline believed to belong to the Nigerian Petroleum Development company, reports said on Friday.
According to Punch, eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around 19:40, near the Shalomi Creek in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State.
Security sources also confirmed the incident, the report said.
A report by Naij said that no group had claimed responsibility for the latest attacks, although speculation indicated that the Niger Delta Avengers were responsible.
Reports on Thursday said that the group had finally revealed what it wanted. In a statement released by its spokesperson, Brigadier General Mudoch Agbinibo, the group said it was fighting to return the region’s resources to its people.
- News24 Nigeria