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More staff taken off CNR International's Ninian Central oil platform

Ninian Central Image copyright CNR
Image caption CNR said no oil had been released into the sea

More personnel have been taken off a North Sea oil platform after problems were identified with one of its wells.

An issue was discovered on CNR International's Ninian Central on Saturday.

The company has now reduced the number of workers from 172 to 79.

CNR said the operation to fix the problem should be complete within four days, adding that no oil had been released into the sea as a result of the issue.

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