Saboteurs Hit Iraqi Facilities

(Washington Post) - Saboteurs blew up another section of a major Iraqi oil pipeline to Turkey Monday, the second time the route had been hit in three days, abruptly halting crude oil exports that had begun last week. The disruption costs Iraq $7 million a day in revenue, officials say. In Baghdad, an explosive device tore a hole in an exposed water main, depriving 300,000 homes of running water. Reports of ambushes on U.S. soldiers continued apace throughout central Iraq.

2003-08-15 00:00:00

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