For the second time in less than a week, saboteurs bombed a pipeline supplying refined fuel to Ninewa province from the Baiji refinery.

North Iraq pipeline bombings continue

North Iraq pipeline bombings continue
Iraq’s Oil Police secure the site of a burning oil pipeline near the northern city of Kirkuk on July 3, 2006, after it was bombed by insurgents. (MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

A pipeline carrying fuel from the Baiji refinery to Ninewa province was bombed for the second time in less than a week, highlighting the volatility of an area long home to militants and a populace marginalized by Iraq's ruling politicians. Saboteurs bombed the pipeline at 2:10 a.m. on Wednesday. Soon after, fire fighters and civil defense forces responded, working to extinguish the fire, assess the damage, and remove mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) that the attackers had planted...

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