Photos: Agip Oil Pipeline Explosion Kills 3 In Bayelsa State On Easter Sunday

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March 29, 2016 – Pictures: Agip Oil Pipeline Explosion Kills 3 In Bayelsa State On Easter Sunday

3 pipeline maintenance workers died on Easter Sunday in Bayelsa State.

According to NOSDRA (National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency), the fatal explosion happened at the Nigeria Agip Oil Company, NAOC in Bayelsa on Sunday during a routine maintenance of the pipeline.

NOSDRA DG, Idabor Peter said it happened in Olugboro village in the Southern Ijaw LGA of Bayelsa while the maintenance workers were repairing the crude oil pipelines destroyed by vandals.

Several people sustained serious injuries during the explosion on Sunday.