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Iraq Oil Ministry: Six oil wells still on fire in Qayyarah region

Qayyarah's oil wells fires

Iraqi Oil Ministry confirmed that oil wells are still on fire at Qayyarah region in Ninavah governorate.

Ministry spokesman Jihad Assem said that technical and engineering team from North Oil Company, Civil Defense, and military engineers were able to extinguish the fires in oil well No.60 in Qayyarah.

He added that the various teams are continuing their joint efforts to carry out a plan to extinguish the rest of the fires in Qayyarah.

He asserted that the teams were able to extinguish 19 wells in the same area, noting that efforts are currently underway to put out the last six wells.

Last Modified: Saturday، 04 February 2017 12:57 PM