Rocket hits small oil refinery in Iraq's north, no casualties -officials

by Reuters
Sunday, 29 November 2020 16:33 GMT

TIKRIT, IRAQ - Nov 29 (Reuters) - A rocket hit a small oil refinery in northern Iraq on Sunday, causing fire and minor damage, two refinery officials said.

Firefighters are still trying to contain the fires, refinery and local officials said, which broke out after the rocket hit a fuel storage depot inside the Siniya refinery.

There were no reports of casualties at the refinery, which is near Iraq's largest oil refinery of Baiji in the Northern Salahuddin province. (Reporting Ghazwan Hassan in Tikrit; Writing by Ahmed Rasheed; Editing by Alexander Smith)

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