BAGHDAD - Potential unrest in a village west of Kirkuk has been mitigated, for the moment. The government of the district of Dibis and the Oil Ministry have agreed to form a committee to study allegations that villagers have been building too close to oil infrastructure.
Earlier this year the North Oil Company’s director general, Hameed al-Saeidi, sent a letter to the Dibis police chief with a list of alleged violations of regulations barring building close to pipelines, and asking the police to kick out the culprits.
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