US Ammo dump hit in Iraq

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I got this one last night. I don't have all the details, but it looks like one of the US bases took at least one big hit to the ammo dump that starts one hell of a fire, and some really big explosions. It was shot by one of the soldiers there who was in a bunker.

***This clip includes some colorful language in the commentary. DO NOT download this is you are offended by bad language.

There is no bodies flying or anything other than the language.
 

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***Update

The video was shot on June 2, 2004 in Kirkuk. The American troops were attacked by rockets that fell short of the base and landed in some dry grass. The dry grass ignited and the flames spread to an old Iraqi ammo dump. So the explosions are from Iraqi munitions, not US munitions.

Amazingly, no one was killed nor seriously hurt! It was reported that there were very few intact windows nearby though.
 
it's amazing that no one was seriously hurt or killed!! and i could help but laugh at iraqi weapons falling short then blowing up their own ammo :lol:
 
I was there actually Even. I have pictures of the incident. I will pull them off of my laptop for you guys and post them on here. They did not actually hit a ammo dump but rather hit a small hanger on the other side of the airfield where we were sitting. As you said there was tall grass and it ignited. I have some during and after pics that I will post for you. Give me a day or two to get them off of my laptop though.
 
Okay here they are, sorry for the wait. I can be very forgetful. I have about 100 pictures that we took of this event but I will only post some of them that I think show the best way it happened. The last ones we took the morning after it happened.
 

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