Iraq: The War of Fire

ARTE Reportage

24 min

Available from April 21, 2017 at 12:00 am to March 7, 2020 at 11:59 pm

Oil wells were set on fire by jihadists in the Islamic state to slow down the advance of Iraqi forces during the Battle of Mosul. Though the battle was won, only ten wells could be totally extinguished. Iraqi firefighters fight daily to control the remainder of the fires.

Credits
  • Author:Stéphanie Lamorré
  • Director:Stéphanie Lamorré
  • Country:France
  • Year:2017