Attacks cripple Iraq oil exports

Thamir Ghadhban said blasts on Monday and Tuesday had damaged a pipeline from the southern oilfields – severing the flow to the Basra oil terminal.

It was the second attack on the Basra terminal – one of the few operational outlets – in just over a month.

It comes two weeks before the US-led coalition is due to hand over power to an interim Iraqi government.

Sounds like the insurgents will be welcoming the new administration with a bang.

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  1. This would not be happening if we had been in afghanistan in the first place looking for bin laden. This is a war about oil just think about it people.

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