A picture taken on May 15, 2016 shows flames and smoke rising from tanks after a suicide bomb attack on the Taji gas plant, about 20 km (12 miles) north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. / AFP / SABAH ARAR
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An ISIS attack on a state-run gas plant in Baghdad's northern outskirts on Sunday killed at least 11 people, including policemen, and forced two power stations it supplied to suspend electricity production.A suicide car bomb went off at the entrance of the facility in Taji at around 0600 local time (0300 GMT), allowing another vehicle carrying at least six attackers with explosive vests to enter and clash with security forces, police sources said. A spokesman for Baghdad Operations Command said three of the facility's gas storages were set alight before security forces were able to bring the situation under control.
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