Photographic evidence of the Iraqi regime's destruction in Kuwait from August 1990 through February 1991
The Human Cost
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for a written description of the damage done to the North. For most oil fires, see the
. For Bubiyan Bridge, see the
. For a video of Umm Al-Aish and of firefighting, see
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During the retreat, Iraqi troops deliberately spilled oil into their trenches. The oil later seeped downward, contaminating soil and groundwater.
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