Dana Gas confirmed two casualties after it was struck by rocket – statement

Photo released by Kurdistan CTG shows at least one rock fell near to Khor Mor plant in Wednesday attack.

SULAIMANI (ESTA) — Two contractor staff suffered from minor injuries following Wednesday’s rocket attack on UAE-based Dana Gas company which operating in Khor Mor field, Sulaimani province.

A Katyusha rocket fell near a gas complex in the Kurdistan region on Wednesday, security officials said.

The rocket targeted the Khor Mor gas complex, which belongs to UAE energy company Dana Gas and is located in Chamchamal district.

“Two contractor staff were treated for minor injuries related to the blast but have returned to work,” Dana Gas said in a statement on Thursday.

“No damage occurred and production operations continued normally without interruption”, following the attack. The statement added.

So far there is no immediate claim of the attack responsibility.

Khor Mor is one of the largest in gas projects in Iraqi Kurdistan and produces around 452 million cubic feet per day of gas.

Rocket and drone attacks have become more frequent in recent months, Oil and gas facilities in Iraqi Kurdistan have been attacked several times.

However, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has previously claimed responsibility for some of the attacks.

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