Pipeline Explosion Rocks Popular Mechanic Village | PHOTOS

A popular mechanic village, in Warri, Delta state was on fire today, Friday, December 4, as a pipeline explosion rocked the area.

fire

According to Ireporter, the explosion was statred by the activities of vandals who tampered with NNPC pipelines to siphon petrol.

An eyewitness said: “Our vehicle just turned back. It was caused by vandals of pipeline again the pipeline which leads from army checkpoint was vandalized by those rough boys yesterday, vehicles have stopped moving now”.
Residents of the area have been thrown into a state of panic.
See another photo below:
 fire1

Most pipeline explosions in time past have been blamed on the activities of oil thieves. Just two weeks ago a pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Warri main town, Delta state, exploded resulting in a massive inferno.

The cause of the fire which erupted close to the Mammy Barracks, not far from a shopping mall in the area could not be ascertained

Source: Naij

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *