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Scoop Images: Kuwait And Iraq Satellite Images

Image of Kuwait and Iraq taken today by the NOAA Modis satellite imagery programme. Each image below zooms in closer on the head of the Gulf, and a larger version of each image can be viewed by clicking on the images. Scoop will post follow up images from the next satellite pass which ought to show any more oil wells that have been set on fire. The final image in this series appears to show that at least three oil wells are already on fire.



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LOCATION MAP SHOWING WHERE KUWAIT IS

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NOTE: This final image appears to show large fires burning in an area near the Iraqi border. The presence of fire is alerted by the red squares, and the plumes of black smoke.

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