In northern Iraq as a result of militant attacks on the gas compressor station and oil storage facility, at least 5 people were killed. It is reported by Reuters, citing sources of local security forces.
"Four gunmen threw hand grenades, seriously wounding two guards, and then broke into the station. At the station, they shot and killed four people in the control room and installed five explosive devices, which exploded.", - Said a source in law enforcement agencies.
Counterterrorist subdivision conducted a special operation, regained control of the station and dismissed 15 employees, who were hiding in another room; while the attackers managed to escape.