Four killed protecting pipeline warehouse outside Kirkuk

Unknown assailants alleged to be the self-proclaimed Islamic State killed workers at a pipeline warehouse in Dibis, northwest of Kirkuk.
Four killed protecting pipeline warehouse outside Kirkuk
Fire burns from an oil storage tank after a militant attack at the Bai Hassan South oil field in Kirkuk's Dibis district, July 31, 2016. (STAFF/Iraq Oil Report)

Three members of the Oil Police and one construction worker were killed overnight by unknown assailants in a warehouse in Dibis, located near the Kirkuk field's Avana Dome structure and Bai Hassan field.

The warehouse was being used by a private company and contained pipelines, machinery, equipment, and other maintenance tools from where a pipeline from Dibis to Kirkuk was being constructed, a senior North Oil Company official said.

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