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Insurgents sabotage gas pipeline in northern Iraq

A gas pipeline linking Iraq’s northern oil hub of Kirkuk to the Baiji refinery was damaged by a rocket attack, a source at the North Oil Company told AFP.”A rocket hit the gas pipeline near Al-Fatha, 90 kilometres (55 miles) southwest of Kirkuk,” the official said Wednesday. “The attackers used rockets because the pipeline is located in an area sealed off with barbed wire and well protected,” he said, adding he hoped the blaze would be put out by the end of the day.Full Story

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