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Nigerian militants claim attacks

The group holding nine foreign oil workers in the Niger Delta say they have attacked another oil facility on Monday and blown up a military vessel. Three Americans and a Briton and Filipino were among those abducted on Saturday while laying a Shell pipeline. Oil giant Shell has shut down its operations in the west of the delta and has cut production by 450,000 barrels a day, one-fifth of Nigeria’s oil output. The latest attacks have not been confirmed by the Nigerian authorities. But the BBC’s Alex Last says that what is worrying for the oil industry is that these militants have proved they can launch repeated coordinated attacks before retreating to their camps hidden amongst the forests and creeks of the Nigel Delta. Full Story

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