ISIS Set Fires Parts of Beiji, Iraqi Forces Pushing Back Terrorists
Iraqi military forces, and Shiite militia fighting alongside them, continued their advance on ISIS group positions at the Beiji oil refinery on Thursday.
Thick smoke could be seen billowing from Iraq’s largest oil refinery, believed to have been set on fire by ISIS terrorists group.
Iraqi security forces have poured resources and manpower into securing the Beiji refinery, where ISIS have staged periodic attacks.
Beiji is 145 kilometres south of Mosul and 250 kilometres north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.