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Reuters: Militants attack Shell oil facility in Nigeria: five soldiers killed

02 Oct 2006 16:49:50 GMT

PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Militants attacked an oil pumping station operated by Royal Dutch Shell in southern Nigeria on Monday, killing five soldiers who were guarding it, an industry source in the Niger Delta said.

A spokesman for Shell in Nigeria said the company was checking on reports of an attack on the facility, located in the Cawthorne Channel in Rivers State, but no details were available yet. and its sister non-profit websites,,,,,, and are owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia feature.

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