Nasiriyah

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Nasiriyah

a city in S Iraq, on the River Euphrates; agricultural and trading centre. Pop.: 425 000 (2005 est.)
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The death toll from the explosion could rise, Akram al-Tamimi, the media manager of the Nasariya provincial council, said.
PH2 Tammy Moore videotapes UT3 Justin Walker and UTCN Matthew Hogetts, who are assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7 while they repair a water collection tank during a community relations project at the Al-Albab Primary School in Nasariya, Iraq.
They killed 12 Iraqi civilians and babies when they opened fire on refugees in Nasariya, two Iraqi children and nine civilians when they shot up a minibus at a checkpoint, and a further 13 Iraqis, three of them children, when they sprayed bullets indiscriminately at demonstrators in Fallujah.