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2005-09-03 07:21:44

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - All exports of Iraq's Kirkuk crude oil through a major pipeline to Ceyhan on Turkey's Mediterranean coast were stopped on Saturday after a bomb blast set the pipeline on fire, an oil ministry source said. "The blast halted all exports, it stopped them completely," the source told Reuters. The pipeline was hit by an explosion early on Saturday and caught fire for several hours, a guard on the pipeline, who declined to be identified, told Reuters. The pipeline...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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