Nigeria oil thieves kill 3 state oil firm staff

ABUJA (Reuters) - Oil thieves opened fire on a boat carrying workers for the state oil firm in Nigeria's petroleum-producing southeast over the weekend, killing three engineers, the company said on Monday. The engineers had been dispatched to try to repair damage to a pipeline the thieves had hacked, a statement from the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said. The engineering crew ...
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Added September 10, 2012
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