Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq: Iraq War: IRAQADDARIO039

Soldiers with the 4th ID, 3rd Brigade, from the 1st Batallian-68th Armored Regiment momentarily detain and search Iraqi men during a night patrol north of Baghdad near the Balad Base in Iraq, June 27, 2003.  Minutes after this image was shot, an Iraqi civilian crossed over what was possibly a remote detonated explosive device set in the road intended for the US troops meters before the convoy of US vehicles, and severlely injured the man.   In recent weeks, United States troops have suffered hundreds of attacks by Iraqi throughout Iraq, and are stepping up offensive operations throughout the country in search of opponents to US occupation of Iraq.

Soldiers with the 4th ID, 3rd Brigade, from the 1st Batallian-68th Armored Regiment momentarily detain and search Iraqi men during a night patrol north of Baghdad near the Balad Base in Iraq, June 27, 2003. Minutes after this image was shot, an Iraqi civilian crossed over what was possibly a remote detonated explosive device set in the road intended for the US troops meters before the convoy of US vehicles, and severlely injured the man. In recent weeks, United States troops have suffered hundreds of attacks by Iraqi throughout Iraq, and are stepping up offensive operations throughout the country in search of opponents to US occupation of Iraq.