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Sun Jul 31, 2016, 11:22 AM

Militants killed, hostages freed after ISIS attack on oil field near Kirkuk, Iraq

Source: CNN


(CNN) An ISIS hostage-taking at an oil field near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk has ended with the attackers killed and their captives safely freed, a senior security source in the city told CNN.

Four hostages -- employees of the Iraqi North Oil Company -- were taken captive after four attackers, believed to be wearing suicide vests, stormed the Bai Hassan oil field northwest of Kirkuk on Sunday, the source said.

One of the attackers blew himself up when security forces responded. The other attackers were later killed by security forces.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/31/middleeast/iraq-isis-oil-field-attack/index.html

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Bradical79 Jul 2016 #1

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Sun Jul 31, 2016, 11:59 AM

1. Glad to hear

It's got to be terrifying trying to do that job in a warzone.

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