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China Expresses Condolences over Nigeria's Oil Pipeline Blast
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The Foreign Ministry expressed condolences yesterday to the Nigerian people for a pipeline explosion on Friday that claimed more than 200 lives.


"We extend our sympathy and condolences to the Nigerian people, particularly the families of the dead in the oil pipeline blast," the ministry's spokesman Liu Jianchao said.


The pipeline explosion took place at Isanki Island on the outskirts of Nigeria's economic capital Lagos.


No Chinese were killed in the blast, according to the ministry.


(Xinhua News Agency May 16, 2006)


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