Images: Basrah safe by Iraqi Army and U.S. forces' explosive effort [Image 1 of 2]
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.