Oil depot

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 9th, 2013
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An explosion and fire hit a barge at Nigeria’s main seaport in Lagos, shaking buildings in the area and wounding at least four people, officials said. The explosion occurred on Wednesday on a barge seeking to discharge fuel into a tank on a jetty at the port, leading to a fire that sent a huge ...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 26th, 2011
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Rebel fighters from the east of Libya face a tough battle as they head west along the roads into Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s heartlands. The longstanding dictator’s troops have been driven from the oil town of Ras Lanuf, but are putting up a fierce defence of Bin Jawad and As Sidr. The oil ...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 13th, 2011
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Rebels on the eastern front of Libya’s civil war lost 11 men in the past 24 hours fighting to capture the strategic oil terminal and refinery at Brega on the Mediterranean coast, hospital sources said. Sources at a hospital in Azdabiyah to the northeast said about 50 were wounded on Thursday an...