Third attack hits Khor Mor gas field

The gas field providing feedstock for most of Kurdistan’s electricity has come under rocket or mortar fire three times in four days.
A flare is seen behind a sign at the Khor Mor LPG plant in Iraqi Kurdistan on May 27, 2013. (JACOB RUSSELL/Metrography/Iraq Oil Report)

SULAIMANIYA - Indirect fire targeted the Khor Mor gas field in Sulaimaniya for the third time in four days on Saturday afternoon, in a continuing escalation of attacks on energy sector infrastructure in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

One rocket landed outside the fenced secuity area at the field, said a local official and an industry official, without causing injuries to field personnel or any immediately noticeable damage.

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