No 20



Sabotage On Major Southern Pipeline Cuts Exports By One-Third

Following the failure to destroy Iraqs southern offshore export terminals, saboteurs succeeded on 8 May in blowing up one of the two main export pipelines to the Basrah Oil Terminal (BOT), reducing exports by around one-third. The attack took place in the Fao peninsula vicinity where the manifold goes into the sea, causing much damage and disrupting exports for a week. There have been many other...