Saboteurs have again targeted Iraq's main oil pipeline to
Officials said saboteurs blew up the Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline on
Thursday near the northern Iraqi town of Bayji. The attack resulted in an
explosion and a huge fire at dawn about 185 kilometers north of Baghdad.
The Iraqi Oil Ministry sent crews to extinguish the fire. The extent of
the damage was not determined.
This was the third major attack on the oil pipeline in less than a
month. The facility has been out of commission since August.