Explosion in Koluama as indigenes Suspects a militant attack on Con-oil pipeline


There is said to be a mild tension and fear amongst indigenes of Koluama one community over suspected militant attack on an oil pipeline.

It was reported as at 12:30am on Friday 4th of January 2019, that there was the sound of a massive explosion, which emitted from the location of the Con-oil exploration site.

Some Indigenes of the community are suspecting the resumption of hostility by Niger delta militants group, as they confirmed that the sound heard was similitude to sounds of previous attacks on oil pipeline.

Confirming the incident was Henry Omietimi, the community Youth President, he said, that, he was briefed of the incident by his deputy who was a member of a local security attached to the area, but had yet to ascertain it full details.

He further said he was still making his investigations to ascertain the aunthencity of the story, and determine if it was an attack or a pipeline burst.

Meanwhile, a source from the oil firm who pleads anonymity, said, the incident had since sent a message of discomfort to the heart of many workers, as they were uncertain of the event.

Also, no group has come out to claim responsibility of the incident.

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