Middle East

Daesh torches oil wells in northern Iraq: officials

This file photo taken on November 25, 2016 shows smoke billowing from a burning oil well, set ablaze by retreating Daesh militants, in Qayyarah, some 60 kilometres (35 miles) south of Mosul. / AFP / THOMAS COEX Iraqis have already paid the initial price from burning oil wells and a sulphur factory that IS set alight south of Mosul, the last jihadist-held Iraqi city that is the target of a major military operation launched two months ago. / AFP / THOMAS COEX





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