An international crude oil transport pipeline rupture caused by heavy rains is currently being investigated by the government officials and the Ministry of Environment.  Pipeline worker injury information hasn’t been published. Reuters reports local communities are being affected.

Local emergency operation committees are intervening to distribute drinking water to nearby residents. Oil-covered rocks, local ponds, and affected vegetation is being contained by the government.

According to Turned News, this is the third pipeline accident since December in this sector. Plants suspended oil evacuation to put safety measures into place.

Roughly 15,000 barrels were spilled into nearby rivers in May 2020. The region has significant oil resources and employs a large number of pipeline workers.

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