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Oil Well in Kirkuk On Fire

Oil Well in Kirkuk On Fire

Basnews English
11/11/2017 - 19:31

KIRKUK — An oil well in southern Kirkuk province has caught fire, said a local source on Saturday.

The reason behind the fire breakout is not known yet, but it erupted after a massive amount of oil had leaked, according to the source.

He said that huge damage has been caused to the facilities, but no casualties so far were reported.

The oil well is reportedly located on the road between K1 and Beiji oil fields in the south of Kirkuk Province.