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    Extremists Attack Gas Compressor Station in Northern Iraq Killing 4 People

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    Extremists attacked a gas compressor station in Iraq's north killing four people, local media reported on Sunday, citing police.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — No extremist group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

    "In the morning, an armed group assaulted the gas compressor station AB in Bajuwan [some 15 miles from the city of Kirkuk]. The gunmen killed four employees of North Oil company working at the station," a police source told Alsumaria broadcaster, adding that the security forces regained control over the station.

    Nearly half of the Iraqi national oil reserves are located in the province of Kirkuk.

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