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Stray cluster bomb in Rumaila oilfield, Southern Iraq. Unexploded cluster bombs litter the area around the burning oil wells of Rumaila. The wells were set on fire with explosives by retreating Iraqi troops when the US and UK invasion began. The Rumaila field is one of Iraq's biggest oil fields with five billion barrels in reserve. Rumaila is also spelled Rumeilah.

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Stray cluster bomb in Rumaila oilfield, Southern Iraq. Unexploded cluster bombs litter the area around the burning oil wells of Rumaila. The wells were set on fire with explosives by retreating Iraqi troops when the US and UK invasion began. The Rumaila field is one of Iraq's biggest oil fields with five billion barrels in reserve. Rumaila is also spelled Rumeilah.