Niger Delta Avengers Bomb Bonny crude oil export pipeline

AGOS, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers, which has claimed a series of attacks on oil and gas facilities in the country’s restive southern Niger Delta energy hub, said on Saturday that it attacked the Bonny crude export line.

Niger Delta Avengers in Patrol

Niger Delta Avengers in Patrol

In a statement on its website the group said it “brought down oil productions activities at the Bonny 48 inches crude oil export line” through its “strike team” at 20:40 p.m. (1940 GMT).

It is the first attack claimed by the group since it said in August it was halting hostilities to pursue talks with the government.

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