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19 December 2009 Military News

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  • Nigerian Rebels Claim Attack on Oil Pipeline VOA 19 Dec 2009 -- The rebel group responsible for most of the attacks in Nigeria's oil producing region says it destroyed a major crude pipeline in "a warning" strike early Saturday. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) says 35 of its fighters, armed with assault rifles and heavy machine guns raided an oil facility jointly operated by Royal Dutch Shell and Chevron in Rivers state.

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