NOC says fire of Wafa-Millitah pipeline was of sabotage acts

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NOC says fire of Wafa-Millitah pipeline was of sabotage acts

August 18, 2018 - 12:38
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed that the fire that broke out in the gas pipeline of Wafa- Mellitah near the station 15 in Ajilat district was a result of an act of sabotage, noting that the fire did not cause any damage.

"Preliminary investigations indicate that the fire was a result of a criminal sabotage, where some RPGs, a quantity of gasoline and some tires were found at the site," the NOC explained on its website, pointing out that the fire has been controlled thanks to the efforts of the fire department at Mellitah complex.

"The Industrial Security Department of the NOC and the complex of Mellitah are investigating along with the Oil Facilities Guards and the competent authorities to identify the perpetrators of these heinous acts," the NOC added.

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