Trinidad & Tobago: Ministry confirms arson attack at Bamboo #1 pump

Repair work is being carried out on the Bamboo #1 Pump Site, Bamboo #1 Settlement, Valsayn following a deliberate attack of arson.

The Ministry of Works and Transport on Monday confirmed damage to the structural integrity of the building, intake lines, electrical pump and fuel lines.

The Ministry’s Mechanical Services Division estimated damages between $300,000 and $500,000.

The Ministry said the malicious act severely impacted the operations of the pump site.

At a site visit today, Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan labelled the act of sabotage as “grossly irresponsible and unpatriotic”.


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