Missile attack on oil refinery in Iraq’s Erbil hit oil tank, fire erupted

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Six missiles targeted the KAR Group oil refinery in Iraq's northern city of Erbil on Sunday, leading to fire erupting in on of the man oil tanks, Iraq’s security forces said.

The fire was brought under control, the security forces added.

Earlier on Sunday, Kurdistan’s anti-terrorism authorities said six missiles landed near the refinery, adding that the missiles caused no casualties or material damages.

Erbil-based TV Rudaw quoted the anti-terrorism authorities as saying the missiles were fired from the Nineveh province.

Three missiles also fell near the refinery on April 6, without causing any casualties.

In March, Iran attacked Erbil with a dozen ballistic missiles and one person was injured in the attack.

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