Oil Pipeline 'Sabotaged'

By John Lee.

A spokesman for the National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that an explosion occurred on a major oil pipeline overnight between Wednesday and Thursday.

The explosion happened south of the Ras Lanuf terminal at a pipeline running from the Tibisti and al-Bayda fields, which has been closed for more than two years.

The cause of the explosion was not immediately known, but one official said the blast was a result of sabotage.

(Source: Reuters)

(Sabotage image via Shutterstock)

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