Militants attack Shell facility
Concerns over the return of Delta militancy.
Militants attack Shell Nigeria flow station, kill guard, company says
WARRI, Nigeria – Shell Nigeria says armed militants attacked an oil flow station in the southern Delta and killed a guard, amid fears of a renewed crisis as the country grapples with halved petroleum prices.
Militant demands have been increasing and range from regional autonomy to a bigger share of the oil wealth that has polluted the Niger Delta region and destroyed the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of farmers and fishermen.
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