Broken pipeline at Dagbo-Pogo community sets the place ablaze and injures many

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Pipeline-explosion

Several Persons have been injured while attempting to scoop fuel from a broken pipeline at Dagbo-Pogo community in Niger State yesterday.

While no one died in the incident as opposed to reports, farmlands and houses belonging to more than 20 villages around the substation were razed.

Firefighters were however seen battling to put out the blaze that erupted from the vandalised pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC).

Also, officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), the police as well as that of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NISEMA) were at the scene of the incident.

The organization is evacuating tankers to prevent an escalation of the situation.

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