posted on Jun, 2 2004 @ 01:42 PM
A huge explosion has apparently occured at an ammunitions dump at the US Base in Kirkuk, Iraq. Iraqi police say the explosion was a result of a
Smoke covered nearly the entire city as rockets and shells were detonated by the initial blast. There are no reported casualties.
Early reports are that there has been a huge explosions in the oil producing city of Kirkuk in Northern Iraq.It is believed to have been the result of
a rocket attack on a ammunitions dump near a U.S installation.
"You can see rockets flying and landing all over the base," said Reuters reporter Adnan Hadi. "The windows of buildings close to the base have all
This appears to be a deliberate, concerted attack on a U.S arms store. Reports are coming in of a barrage of Katyusha rockets, a multiple launch
system commonly fired from a truck.
Kirkuk is the second biggest oil producing region in Iraq and is situated near the Kurdish region of Iraq.
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[Edited on 2-6-2004 by Banshee]