| 14 April 2024, Sunday |

Militants attack north Iraq oil wells, production unaffected: ministry

Militants using explosives attacked 2 oil wells northwest of Kirkuk in northern Iraq on Saturday but no significant damage resulted, the Iraqi oil ministry said, noting that production was not affected.

The attack at the Bay Hassan oilfield “did not cause a fire or damage, affect production or stop oil pumping from the well,” the ministry said in a statement.

No further details were provided.

  • Reuters