15:19 GMT +320 January 2020
Listen Live
    Middle East
    Get short URL
    0 15

    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.


    US-Led Coalition Conducts 21 Strikes on Daesh Positions in Iraq, Syria
    Fighting Near Iraq's Mosul May Force up to 1Mln People Flee - ICRC
    At Least 14 Civilians Killed in Recent US Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq
    US-Led Coalition Conducts 25 Strikes on Daesh Positions in Syria, Iraq
    Daesh Ideology Spread Requires Future US-Led Campaigns Beyond Syria, Iraq
    US Investigating 20 Reports of Alleged Civilian Casualties in Iraq, Syria
    Putin, Rouhani to Discuss Syria, Iraq, Terrorism in Europe
    Iraqi Army, Peshmerga Forces Prepare Huge Offensive Against Daesh in Mosul
    Explosion Kills at Least 14, Wounds 30 in Iraqi Eastern Diyala Province
    US-Led Coalition Conducts 20 Strikes on Daesh Positions in Syria, Iraq - CENTCOM
    Oil, oil station, attack, Iraq
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik