IRAQ- CON­FLICT- OIL- GAS- KIRKUK

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A pic­ture taken with a mo­bile phone shows smoke bil­low­ing from oil si­los fol­low­ing an at­tack by mil­i­tants on a gas fa­cil­ity and the nearby Bai Has­san oil field in Iraq's north­ern Kirkuk prov­ince on July 31, 2016. Gun­men trav­el­ling on mo­tor­bikes opened fire on the gas fa­cil­ity's guards, then killed four of its em­ploy­ees and planted mul­ti­ple bombs be­fore es­cap­ing, of­fi­cials from Iraq's North Oil Com­pany and the Kur­dish pesh­merga forces said. AFP / STRINGER

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