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Nigeria oil rebels attack on talks delay (The Malaysian Insider)

LAGOS, Dec 20 — Nigerian militants said on Saturday they had carried out their first attack on an oil pipeline since an amnesty offer because the absence of President Umaru Yar’Adua was delaying peace talks. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) said its fighters, armed with rocket launchers and machine guns, carried out a “warning strike” overnight on a Royal Dutch Shell ...
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Added December 20, 2009
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