Friday, July 10, 2009

Nigerian militants blow up Chevron owned pipeline after amnesty deal

Despite the leader of the major Nigerian militant group Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) recently accepting the government offer of amnesty. MEND today announced blowing up a pipeline that was repaired after previous attacks by the militant group.

"Our fighters revisited the recently repaired Chevron pipeline...and destroyed it again,"

"If the government can show the same speed...which it exhibited in repairing the lines as returning the displaced communities, the region will be a better place."


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