Oil spill imperils Yellowstone River

Pipeline rupture in Montana leaks over 150,000 litres of crude.

Yellowstone oil spill

Disaster and emergency relief officials are attempting to contain environmental damage caused by a ruptured oil pipeline in the US state of Montana.

The accident spilled 150,000 litres of crude into the Yellowstone River and there are reports of oil being spotted 160km downstream from where the rupture occured.

John Terrett reports.

Source: Al Jazeera