Insurgent Attacks on Iraqi forces (Putnam)

Bill Putnam has loaded two series recently dealing with insurgent attacks on Iraqi forces. I'm posting them both below. And when he get's a chance, I'd like to get Bill's view of what's happening on the ground.

 

 

Day of Bang Bang
A gas tanker burns while an American soldier from 1st of the 71st Cavalry, mans a Humvee blocking traffic on a highway in Baghdad Jan. 22, 2006. Insurgents are attacking the country's oil and gas infrastructure, like the gas tankers, to stop money from the lucrative industry reaching the government.
Day of Bang Bang
Spc. Chris Schwarz, a medic in 1st of the 71st Cavalry, directs traffic away from gas tankers set on fire by insurgents in Baghdad Jan. 26, 2006. Insurgents are attacking the country's oil and gas infrastructure, like the gas tankers, to stop money from the lucrative industry reaching the government.
Day of Bang Bang
An Iraqi policeman winces in pain as Spc. Chris Schwarz, a medic in 1st of the 71st Cavalry, treats him for a gun shot wound to the upper thigh along a freeway in Baghdad Jan. 26, 2006. The IP was hit during a drive-by shooting by insugents in a black BMW. The IP claims they shot the insurgent were backed up an hour later when a black BMW with bullet holes and a dead man were found a couple of kilometers away.
Day of Bang Bang
The wounded Iraqi policeman is loaded into a polic vehicle for evacuation to a local hospital. The IP was hit during a drive-by shooting by insugents in a black BMW. The IP claims they shot the insurgent were backed up an hour later when a black BMW with bullet holes and a dead man were found a couple of kilometers away.
Wounded Iraqi soldier
Iraqi army soldiers help a wounded soldier into the Abu Ghraib council hall parking lot after he was shot in the mouth by an insurgent sniper Jan. 22, 2006. The bullet hit him in the mouth and exited at the base of his neck. American medics said it missed his larynx, carotid and jugular veins and brain stem by milimeters.
Wounded Iraqi soldier
An Iraqi soldier runs back into the Abu Ghraib council hall parking lot after another IA was shot in the mouth by an insurgent sniper Jan. 22, 2006. The bullet hit him in the mouth and exited at the base of his neck. American medics said it missed his larynx, carotid and jugular veins and brain stem by milimeters.
Wounded Iraqi soldier
An American soldier puts a bandage on a wounded Iraqi soldier after he was shot in the mouth by an insurgent sniper Jan. 22, 2006. The bullet hit him in the mouth and exited at the base of his neck. American medics said it missed his larynx, carotid and jugular veins and brain stem by milimeters.
Wounded Iraqi soldier
An American soldier puts a bandage on a wounded Iraqi soldier after he was shot in the mouth by an insurgent sniper Jan. 22, 2006. The bullet hit him in the mouth and exited at the base of his neck. American medics said it missed his larynx, carotid and jugular veins and brain stem by milimeters.
Wounded Iraqi soldier
 
Wounded Iraqi soldier
 
Wounded Iraqi soldier
A wounded Iraqi soldier spits up blood after he was shot in the mouth by an insurgent sniper Jan. 22, 2006. The bullet hit him in the mouth and exited at the base of his neck. American medics said it missed his larynx, carotid and jugular veins and brain stem by milimeters.
Wounded Iraqi soldier
An American medic treats an Iraqi soldier after he was shot in the mouth by an insurgent sniper Jan. 22, 2006. The bullet hit him in the mouth and exited at the base of his neck. American medics said it missed his larynx, carotid and jugular veins and brain stem by milimeters.

 

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