Rocket attack misses Kurdistan refinery complex but raises security concerns

Just three weeks after Iranian ballistic missiles destroyed the house of the head of KAR Group, a rocket attack appeared to target the company's refinery complex.
The Kalak refinery, about 40 kilometers west of Kurdistan's capital city of Erbil. (BEN VAN HEUVELEN/Iraq Oil Report)

ERBIL - A rocket attack on Wednesday night appeared to target a major oil refinery complex in Erbil operated by the Iraqi Kurdish company KAR Group.

At least one rocket landed about 1 kilometer from the facility, which houses both the Kalak refinery and the Ninewa refinery, according to an official familiar with the details of the incident.

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