Jan 17, 2005

AL QAIM, Iraq (May 8, 2005)- Marines with Bravo Company, 2nd Light Armored Reconnasince Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 2 recieved heavy fire from the city of Ubaydi during Operation Matador. During this fire fight about 60 insurgents were killed by U.S. Forces. LAR's mission was to ensure that no one entered or left the city. While conducting this mission several light armored vehicles were engaged by insurgents on roof tops of the city. The insurgents used heavy sniper fire. Official U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Lucian A. Friel

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