Blaze Rages For Hours at Oil Refinery in Iraq

A fire at an oil refinery in Erbil, Iraq, was still burning on Thursday, June 13, more than 12 hours after it started.

Drone footage and on-the-ground video released by the Erbil Civil Defense shows the blaze, and a team rushing in to tackle the flames.

Rudaw said at least 10 people were hospitalized with breathing difficulties. Credit: Ahmad Jasim/Erbil Civil Defence via Storyful

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