[ltr]Black oil fire still burns the joy of liberation Qayyarah since the week (photos)[/ltr][ltr]
Nineveh - Iraq Press -31 August / August: A week after the announcement of liberation "Qayyarah", south of the city of Mosul (northern Iraq), the black smoke rising from the oil wells still covers the sky.
According to a witness, it is not totally control the fires wells, although some of them put out, and fillsthe streets of the oil slicks, amid fears the outbreakof the population of large fires and a humanitarian catastrophe if they are not controlled.
Announced Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, last Thursday, the restoration of control over his forces hand Qayyarah (60 km) south of the city of Mosul (Nineveh) province, from the grip of the "Daesh."
The oldest organization with the start of the Battleof Qayyarah on the burning of several oil wells the perimeter, in order to avoid blocking the vision and fighter jets bombed the international coalition, which is behind a thick plume of black smoke covered the sky of the region and the surrounding villages.
Dense smoke and the smell of fires exacerbated the suffering of the population of Qayyarah, as well as cases of suffocation, as well as the risk of transmission of fire to the homes of citizens as a result of the oil spill into the streets and alleys.
The work of the Iraqi Oil Ministry, since that time, the fire suppression wells and leakage in the other ones, the ministry announced, last Monday, all put out fires in four wells.
And the still lacks key services of water, electricity and sanitation and the bad government departments and service did not resume work until now, what constitutes an obstacle to the return of displaced people to their homes Qayyarah.
He said the Second Deputy Governor of "Nineveh" good Allaf, from Qayyarah, "A delegation from the local government in Nineveh visited hand Qayyarah, and provided them with humanitarian assistance as a first step in order to provide aid to all its inhabitants."
He Allaf, "local government has delivered 112 trucks with food within the local government for the relief of the besieged project along with a medical team and a mobile clinic."
He continued: "Water projects are run in part is to improve the health situation will be appended to the medical staff and thestaff of the state in circles inside the side very soon", without specifying a date.
Among Allaf that " the civilian effort will clean up the city and rubble removal and direct its work but are waiting for an entire ad purge the city in order to allow service departments to move and do its work."
For his part, Colonel Amer al - Jubouri, the commander of the leadership of the "operations of Nineveh," about the wells flaming refinery Qayyarah, said that "part of Qayyarah devastating refinery and another section is disabled and international experts are busy suppressing the rest of the wells burning after it was put out of them."
Jubouri said that " the importance of liberalization of Qayyarah comes as a strategic location and economic important and liberating be Daesh has lost an important source of Aradath , " pointing out that "Qayyarah oil Babarha was the main source of imports Daesh, as it was the first line of confrontation and war on the organization."
Jubouri and noted that it was "for the cooperation of the people of paramount importance to the speed of liberalization Qayyarah, they supported the security forces and burned several Daesh sites and many of the insurgents had been killed."
Iraqi forces stormed the town of Qayyarah, at dawn on Tuesday before last, and was able to edit the two days of fighting withthe militants , "Daesh" yet.
Military operation resulted regain control of the oil refinery Qayyarah; which led to the loss of "Daesh" the largest source of funding for its operations, as it depends on oil smuggling to the city of Mosul and Syria.
And Qayyarah, the largest region in the province of Nineveh, and is a strategic area because of the importance of tactical and logistics in the upcoming liberalization of Mosul , the military battle, as well as it includes an oil refinery was producing 16 thousand barrels of oil derivatives Aumia.anthy (1)