Second Pipeline Blast Hits Dawson Creek

October 17th, 2008

Today in Dawson Creek, at 9:15 a.m. local time, police reported that two gas pipeline bombs have now hit the area.

As a result of these incidents, local residents are now concerned for their safety. The two explosions were targeting gas pipelines operated by EnCana near the British Columbia –Alberta border.

The most recent blast was discovered yesterday, and the reports show that terrorists weren’t involved in this incident.

Despite this, the RCMP have stated that they have brought in their terrorism unit to help investigate the incident, as the bombs targeted the province’s infrastructure.

The latest explosion site was discovered on Thursday by pipeline workers, and the fact that the explosion resembles another pipeline blast in the area earlier this month has caused residents to be worried. The explosion damaged the pipeline, but it was quickly sealed.

Investigators are looking to find a link between these two explosions and have asked the public not to panic.

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