BREAKING: Explosion rocks NNPC crude oil trunkline in Delta

The Abura Crude Trunk Line operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) at the Delta community of Otu-jeremi, in Ughelli South Local Government Area has been gutted by fire.

Reports said the explosion occurred around 1.30p.m, following a clangorous noise that has made residents living close to the facility scamper for safety.

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The affected trunk line accommodates OML 34 pipeline which is a joint venture operated by Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (DPDC) and Niger Delta Western.

Soldiers have, since, cordoned off the area while firefighters were seen trying to put out the fire to prevent it from causing more havoc.

Details coming…..

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