05/30/2004 Baghdad, Iraq

Iraqi’s on Saduun Street, which runs by the Palestine hotel, home to most of the press core in Baghdad, attempt to put out a fire which started from mechanical fault in a minivan that was driving by.

Eventually after the main fire had slowed, the fire brigade turned up who put out the remaining flames.

Photo by Ashley Gilbertson/Aurora, for the New York Times.

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