Iraq: Retreating from an incoming coalition of Iraqi and Peshmerga forces, Daesh set fire to oil fields in Al Qayyarah Iraq, the main source of income for the town. It is understood the fires were ignited to prevent an incoming airforce from tracking them and to hamper future use of it.

The result of these destructive fires was contamination of local water and rising health risks including respiratory illness causing many to call this an ‘act of eco-terrorism’.