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Bangladesh tightens security at gas field after militant threat

Bangladesh’s largest gas field has been targeted

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Bangladesh has increased security at its largest natural gas field, which is operated by Chevron, the government said today, citing a rare threat by a militant group operating in neighbouring India. The United Liberation Front of Assam has been fighting for secession from India and many of its members are based in Bangladesh. Dhaka said it has received warnings from the Indian authorities that the ULFA was planning to target pipelines at the Bibiyana gas field in northeastern Bangladesh. The Bibiyana field, located in the Sylhet district 278 kilometres from Dhaka, accounts for 45 percent of the country’s gas output.…

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