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Explosions hit Two Oil Wells in Kirkuk

By John Lee. Explosions have been reported at two oil wells near territory controlled by the Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) in northern Iraq on Wednesday. Production was halted at the Khabbaz oilfield, 20 km (12 miles) southwest of Kirkuk, in a region under control of the Kurdish peshmerga forces, according to Reuters. […]

Fire Breaks Out at Kirkuk Gas Well

By John Lee. Reuters reports that a fire broke out on Tuesday evening at an abandoned natural gas well in the Khabbaz oil field, 20 km southwest of Kirkuk. The well is close to an area controlled by militants loyal to the so-called Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh). Firefighters were trying to put out […]