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An unidentified firefighter holds on to his colleague as they are trying to put out a fire on August 9, 1991 at Greater Burhan oilfield in Kuwait. When the Gulf War ended in February 1991,t he Iraqi forces retreated and hundreds of wells were blown up. Expert teams mainly from USA and Canada arrived and the last fires were put out in October 1991. (Photo by: Per-Anders Pettersson)
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