Fire at Lanaz refinery in Iraq's Erbil under control

ERBIL, Iraq, Dec 27 (Reuters) - A fire at the Lanaz refinery in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil has been brought under control by civil defence teams, the state news agency INA reported on Tuesday.

The director of civil defence teams in Erbil said no casualties were reported.

Photos shared earlier by INA showed a big blaze and dark fumes at the Lanaz refinery, located on al-Kuwayr-Erbil road.

The cause of the fire was not clear and no further information was immediately available.

Reporting by Nayera Abdallah in Cairo and Ali Sultan in Erbil; writing by Yomna Ehab; editing by John Stonestreet, David Evans and Mark Heinrich

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