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At least thirty dead in explosion oil pipeline in Nigeria

In the night from Friday to Saturday in Nigeria at least thirty people were killed when an oil pipeline exploded and a fire broke out. The Nigerian authorities announced.

The explosion took place after looters a pipeline of the national oil company NNPC, in Aba, in southern Nigeria, were attacked for fuel to steal. According to a source took the emergency services more than thirty charred bodies.

The pijpleidingennetwerk in Nigeria is often attacked by looters. Burn that emerged, involved the past few years, to hundreds of people’s lives.

Nigeria is the largest producer and exporter of oil in Africa.

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