Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq for fourth time in less than a week

//Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq for fourth time in less than a week

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq for fourth time in less than a week

A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including US energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate US-Iran tensions in the region.There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack near the southern Iraqi city of Basra, the fourth time in a week that rockets have struck near US installations.Three previous attacks on or near military bases housing US forces near Baghdad and Mosul caused no casualties or…

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