Islamic State attacks Kirkuk, oil production not affected

October 21, 2016 1:31 AM EDT

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KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State militants attacked several buildings in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk on Friday before dawn, security sources said.

Crude production facilities were not targeted and power supply continued uninterrupted in the city, the sources said.

The hardline militant group claimed the attacks in online statements.

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Tom Hogue)



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