There was a rocket attack in northern Iraq at an Oil refinery

There was a rocket attack in northern Iraq at an Oil refinery

On 29th November, the Ministry of Oil (Iraq) said that there was a rocket attack in northern Iraq and made an enormous fire break out at an Oil refinery. The fire hit a fuel stockpiling tank at the little Siniya oil refinery in the Salahuddin region. The Ministry of Oil has also said that there were no reports of fatalities. The fire was extinguished and tasks continued inside a couple of hours after the rocket attack.

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorist group asserted responsibility regarding the rocket attack through the radical gathering’s mouthpiece Amaq media source, saying that its contenders terminated two Katyusha rockets. IS had guaranteed obligation regarding the bombing of the Siniya oil refinery facility.

Oil Refinery in Northern Iraq
Oil Refinery in Northern Iraq

The Siniya oil refinery facility is close to Iraq’s biggest oil refinery plant, Baiji, which continued significant harm during the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorist group. The oil refinery facility was redesigned and ultimately opened in 2017 after the ISIS defeat by the security forces

It was not promptly clear who was behind Sunday’s rocket In spite of the fact that ISIS no longer holds an area in Iraq, the ISIS terrorist group keeps up sleeper cells and oftentimes completes assaults across parts of the nation, including the northern region. Iranian-upheld terrorist groups are likewise accepted to be behind a progression of rocket and mortar assaults focusing on USA interests in Iraq, disappointing the Trump organization, which in September threatened to close its USA embassy in Baghdad.