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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He told me how his unit had been in some of the heaviest fighting in downtown An Nasiriya. The young Marine produced a bullet from his wallet, and told me how he had been providing machine-gun fire from the turret of his armored vehicle during a firefight when he was struck twice in the head.
While in An Nasiriya, I documented numerous community service projects being completed by the Navy.
"My father was an educated man and made the mistake of attracting the suspicion of Baath Party officials in An Nasiriya as a possible western sympathizer," explained Mohammed.