Electricity supply in Iraq’s Kurdistan region hit by blast

A pipeline for gas used to generate around half the electricity in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region was blown up on Friday, knocking out power, a police chief and electricity official told Reuters. The explosion struck the pipeline in the Qader Karam district of Kirkuk, according to police chief Serhad Qader, who said it was caused by two homemade bombs. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack.

via ynetnews.com

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