ISIL has claimed responsibility for the attack on oil storage tanks in Iraq

Banned in Russia organization “Islamic state” has claimed responsibility for the attack on oil station in the North of Iraq. About it reports Reuters with a reference to the resource, covering the activities of the militants, and sources security and the oil industry.

The first suicide attack committed at the compressor station AB2, which is in Northern Iraq, 15 km from the city of Kirkuk. Four militants using grenades blew the outer door, with the result that injured two employees of the security service. Then they shot and killed four employees in the control room and found the shells, five of which exploded. Between militants and police clashes.

After that, the extremists attacked the tank farm of Bai Hassan, which is located 25 km from the gas compressor station, which was killed an engineer in the oil industry, another six policemen were injured.

The Agency with reference to the resource, covering the activities of militants, said that ISIL has claimed responsibility for the attack at the oil station. About the earlier incident, the extremists organizations are not mentioned.