Colombia's Trasandino oil pipeline shut by rebel bomb attack

December 18, 2014 12:56 AM

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BOGOTA (Reuters) - The Trasandino pipeline in southern Colombia was suspended on Wednesday after a bomb attack by leftist guerrillas that caused a significant oil spill on the damaged stretch, state-owned oil company Ecopetrol said.

Exports of crude and production at fields that use the pipeline were not immediately affected by the attack, one of dozens the rebels carry out each year and have trimmed the Andean country crude output this year.

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