Rumayla, Iraq - Republic of
US SOLDIERS PATROL NEAR A BURNING OIL WELL IN IRAQ.
U.S. soldiers from 1st Marine Expedition Force patrol a road as heavy
black smoke from a burning oil well drifts past at the Rumayla
Oilfields in Iraq, March 23, 2003. Several oil wells have been set
ablaze in the Ramayla area, the second largest offshore oilfield in the
country, near the Kuwaiti border. REUTERS/Ian Waldie/POOL