No 26



Oil/Gas Pipeline Sabotage Continues

An explosion on 26 June caused a fire on a pipeline carrying crude to the Baiji refinery 260km north of Baghdad. The attack on the pipeline occurred near al-Sitha on the River Tigris. The incident was the latest in a string of sabotage acts directed against oil installations. While these incidents are unlikely to interfere with oil exports when they resume, they are causing disruption to fuel supplies within the country and...