Iraq halts operations at small oil refinery after rocket attack

by Reuters
Sunday, 29 November 2020 17:32 GMT

TIKRIT, Iraq, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Iraq has shut down operations at a small refinery in the north after two rockets hit a fuel storage tank and caused a fire earlier on Sunday, two refinery officials said.

Officials said halting operations at the Siniya refinery, which has a 30,000 barrel-per-day refining capacity, came after fire spread to a nearby pipeline network. (Reporting by Ghazwan Hassan in Tikrit; Writing by Ahmed Rasheed; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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