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Wolverine
09-16-2014, 03:51 PM
Islamic State bombs Baiji oil refinery in Iraq

09.15.2014 |

Islamic State militants set fire to an oil storage tank at Iraq’s largest refinery as the US prepares to escalate the campaign against the extremist group.

By KADHIM AJRASH and KHALID AL-ANSARY
Bloomberg

Islamic State militants set fire to an oil storage tank at Iraq’s largest refinery as the US prepares to escalate the campaign against the extremist group.

Militants fired mortar rounds at the Baiji refinery, 130 miles north of Baghdad, causing a crude storage tank to catch fire and emit a plume of smoke visible from miles away, the police said in a statement read over the phone by an officer.

“The fire could go on for two or three days as there is no civil defense to put it out,” police said in the statement, without indicating how much oil the tank contained. “The situation in the refinery’s perimeter is quiet now.”

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http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-09-13/islamic-state-bombs-iraq-oil-refinery-tank-catches-fire

ChinaGirl
09-16-2014, 09:32 PM
Islamic State bombs Baiji oil refinery in Iraq

09.15.2014 |

Islamic State militants set fire to an oil storage tank at Iraq’s largest refinery as the US prepares to escalate the campaign against the extremist group.

By KADHIM AJRASH and KHALID AL-ANSARY
Bloomberg

Islamic State militants set fire to an oil storage tank at Iraq’s largest refinery as the US prepares to escalate the campaign against the extremist group.

Militants fired mortar rounds at the Baiji refinery, 130 miles north of Baghdad, causing a crude storage tank to catch fire and emit a plume of smoke visible from miles away, the police said in a statement read over the phone by an officer.

“The fire could go on for two or three days as there is no civil defense to put it out,” police said in the statement, without indicating how much oil the tank contained. “The situation in the refinery’s perimeter is quiet now.”

read entire story at:
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-09-13/islamic-state-bombs-iraq-oil-refinery-tank-catches-fire

Sounds like Saddam Hussein has returned from the grave - or at least has people working for him..... We're back to square one, 10+ years ago...

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters have reportedly captured and executed the judge who sentenced Saddam Hussein (http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/Saddam-Hussein) to death, a Facebook post attributed to Ibrahim al-Douri, who was a top aide of the fallen Iraqi leader, said. A Jordanian MP made a similar claim on his Facebook page. The Iraqi government hasn't confirmed the killing, but issued no denial.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/Judge-who-ordered-Saddams-death-executed-by-ISIS/articleshow/37103790.cms