Instability Continues With Fresh Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline Attack


News: A new attack on the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline in the northern province of Nineveh near Mosul, Iraq, killed sixteen people on February 11. Militants arrived at the site in pick-up trucks and began firing at the soldiers guarding the pipeline. Reportedly, the militants had also taken an army-issue Humvee vehicle during the attack. 'The attack took the soldiers by surprise and this is why we have such a high death toll', a security source told Reuters.

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Geography: Iraq