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Storage tank hit by attack in south Iraq oilfields

Basra, June 5, 2011

Pumping at one oil storage tank in Iraq's southern oilfields was halted after an attack ignited a fire there, sources said on Sunday.

Firefighters were working to control the blaze after the tank near the country's Zubair oilfield was hit early on Sunday either by a rocket or a bomb, an Iraqi Oil Police source and a local oil industry source said.  - Reuters




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