Security forces overthrew three defendants who were trying to attack one of the oil wells in Basra Governorate.
The Ministry of Interior stated in a statement: “Detachments of the Eighth Brigade in the General Directorate of Energy Police were able to overthrow three defendants who were trying to trespass on one of the oil wells located within the borders of the southern Rumaila field in Basra Governorate.
It added that they seized items in their possession and they placed them in detention in preparation for completing the investigations and presenting the papers to the competent investigating judge in accordance with the Anti-Smuggling of Oil and Its Derivatives Law No. 41 of 2008.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency