Beyond the Headlines: Oct. 10-16

  • Basra oil sector targeted again
  • Missan-Baghdad tensions flare
  • Kirkuk attacks continue
  • Pipeline failure in Diyala
Beyond the Headlines: Oct. 10-16
Workers clean up after a bomb destroyed a portion of a pipeline in Basra on Oct. 7. Oil Police forces discovered more three more bombs under a pipeline west of Basra on Oct. 11, and were able to dismantle them. (ALI ABU IRAQ/Iraq Oil Report)

Basra oil sector targeted againBASRA — The Oil Police dismantled three bombs planted under a pipeline that transports oil derivatives, the latest in a series of security incidents in Basra.On Oct. 11 at 10 p.m., Oil Police forces discovered the three bombs under a section of pipeline west of Basra, between Shuaiba and the Mohammad al-Qasim Bridge, according to Brig. Gen. Musa Abdul Hassan of the Oil Police. The explosives were diffused without incident.Saboteurs launched a successf...

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