UAE energy company Dana Gas struck by rockets again in Khor Mor facility

File – Khor Mor Gas Field In Sulaimani province (Dana Gas photo)

SULAIMANI (ESTA) — At least two rockets fired toward UAE-based Dana Gas Company which operates in Khor Mor facility, Sulaimani province. Local officials have confirmed on Friday.

Two Katyusha rockets fell inside a gas complex in the Kurdistan region, Khor Mor plant, in Chamchamal district.

The rockets targeted Khor Mor gas facility, which belongs to UAE energy company Dana Gas. This is the second time that the facility struck by rockets in 48 hours.

The attack did not cause casualties. However smoke rose from the targeted area.

The rockets were fired from Iraq’s controlled territory, and the security forces have been deployed.

Earlier, Khor Mor plant on Wednesday was attacked by rockets at least one Katyusha rocket fell near the gas complex according to security officials. later the company in a statement confirmed on Thursday that “Two contractor staff suffered from minor injuries following Wednesday’s rocket attack”.

Khor Mor is one of the largest 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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