Three oil workers die in Bayelsa pipeline explosion

15:43 Mar 29 2016 Yenegoa, Bayelsa, Nigeria

Three oil workers have reportedly lost their lives in pipeline explosion in Bayelsa State.

The victims, said to be employees of an oil servicing firm, died on Sunday.
It was learnt that the pipeline explosion occurred in Olugboboro community of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

The pipeline is owned by Nigerian Agip Oil Company.

It was further learnt that the deceased were carrying out repair work on a leaking pipeline when the tragedy struck.
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