Images: Basrah safe by Iraqi Army and U.S. forces' explosive effort [Image 1 of 2]
Photo by Spc. Maurice Galloway
Sgt. Moeyad, 14th Iraqi Army Division and Staff Sgt. James Rowlett, 407th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team, Basrah EOD Co., 17th Fires Brigade prepare 2600 pounds of explosives for detonation by placing C-4 throughout the pile on day 2 of a three-day detonation event, Oct. 22. "2600 pounds of Mortars, Projectiles and Rockets are being destroyed today making this the largest detonation in this area," said Moeyad.