Nigerian militant group claims attack on oil pipeline in Niger Delta
A Nigerian militant group claimed on Thursday an attack on a crude pipeline operated by state oil firm NNPC in the restive Niger Delta, a statement said.
The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate group said it had blown up the Unenurhie-Evwreni pipeline "to prove to the wicked and ungrateful multinational oil companies and their Nigerian military allies...that we own our lands," the statement said.
(Reporting by Tife Owolabi; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Adrian Croft)
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