Niger Delta militants have struck today, they blew up a crude oil trunkline belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) in Batan community, Warri south west council area of Delta State.
A community leader in the community, Dickson Ogugu, confirmed the attack by the Niger Delta militants which happened around 1am on Monday.
He lamented the effect of such attacks in the region and appealed to the militants to sheathe their swords and embrace dialogue.
He recalled that earlier in the month, Niger Delta militants destroyed an oil facility in Batan.
No group has claimed responsibility for the latest incident, as the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), the group at the heart of recent attacks on oil assets, has not made any comment regarding the attack.
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