“A bomb attack led to an explosion in the 16-inch pipeline transporting fuel oil from Baji refinery toNineveh province,” said ministry spokesman Asim Jihad.
He said the ministry expected repairs from the blast – which occurred early on Saturday some 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad – to take several days.
Fleets of trucks were transporting oil to Nineveh, which gets all its domestic fuel via the damaged pipeline.
At least eight car bombs exploded in Shi’ite neighborhoods across Iraq’s capital on Sunday morning, killing at least 26 people.
Attacks against Iraqi energy installations and
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