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Tue, 04 Feb 2020 11:29 - Updated Tue, 04 Feb 2020 11:29

Environment ministry investigates oil spill in Soyo

LUANDA -- Angola's Environment Ministry is investigating an oil spill in the beaches of Soyo, in the country's northern province of Zaire, the sector announced on Monday.

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Oil spill in Soyo beaches

Photo: João F. Cuti

The spill happened at the dawn on Saturday, affecting the Quinfuquena beach, in Soyo municipality, the Ministry said in a statement.

It is still premature to provide any information about the origin of the spill as well as its environmental impact, the statement said.

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