Poisoned Ground: a journey to Iraq’s burning oil fields (360 video) – BBC News

In early April 2017 the Iraqi government announced that firefighters have extinguished the last of the oil wells around Qayyarah. Though the flames are now out, the landscape remains heavily polluted. The clean-up operation will take months or even years . This 360 report takes viewers to the edge of a burning oil well and into the streets of an Iraqi town that has been poisoned by toxic smoke.

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