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Wider investigation into Shell's Nigeria operation needed after arrest of contractors

Headline Title:  Wider investigation into Shell's Nigeria operation needed after arrest of contractors 26 June 2013 A major fire that forced Shell to close its Trans Niger Pipeline in southern Nigeria raises serious questions about the way the oil giant is operating, Amnesty International and the Nigerian National Coalition on Gas Flaring and Oil Spills (NACGOND) said.The organizations called for an independent inquiry into the events that led to the fire at Bodo in Rivers State – an area already devastated by years of oil pollution.Eight Shell contractors were arrested by Nigerian…

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