Nigerian fuel pipeline blast kills up to 200
Increased security, investigation into May 12 gasoline blast in southwest Nigeria; villagers killed were scavenging for fuel
Associated Press Writer
Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo ordered stepped-up protection for pipelines traversing Africa’s oil giant after a gasoline blast killed up to 200 people, but Nigerians said rampant poverty will continue to drive villagers to tap the pipes and pilfer fuel.
Rescue workers had aimed to finish col....
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No sign of sabotage
Pipeline run by state oil company
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