Niger Delta Avengers have bombed several pipelines operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation around Batan Community in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State.

Local residents said multiple explosions were heard late Thursday night, and threw people of the area into serious panic.

Reports say both crude and gas trunk lines were severely affected in the attacks.

Spokesman of the Ijaw Youth Council, Eric Omare, who confirmed the attacks, said the situation was getting out of hand.        

Meanwhile,  Bayelsa State Governor  Seriake Dickson has met with representatives of international oil companies and security chiefs to proffer solutions to the recent upsurge in criminal activities in the Niger Delta region.

The governor called for concerted efforts to arrest the the ugly trend, decried the killings of security personnel innocent citizens and vandalism of oil installations.

 He described the perpetrators as criminals and economic saboteurs.