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Last Updated: Sunday, 17 August, 2003, 18:07 GMT 19:07 UK
In pictures: Iraqi pipeline blasts
A huge black cloud of smoke rises up from the blaze on Iraq's key oil export pipeline to Turkey two days after an act of sabotage in Baiji
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A pair of fires burned out of control after explosions blamed on saboteurs hit Iraq's main oil export pipeline
A fire truck parked at the scene of the second blaze next to the damaged oil pipeline near the northern Iraqi town of Baiji
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Firefighters arrived at the scene...
Iraqi firefighters chat at the scene of the second blaze next to the damaged oil pipeline near the northern Iraqi town of Baiji
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... but there was little they could do other than wait for the fires to burn themselves out
Iraqis drink from a hole in a water pipeline in Baghdad
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Meanwhile, a blast blew a hole in one of Baghdad's main water pipelines
U.S. troops inspect a damaged water pipe as young Iraqis cool themselves in a flooded underpass
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US troops inspected the damaged pipe as Iraqis made the best of the situation...
Iraqi people wash their cars with water flowing from a hole caused by the sabotage of a water pipeline in Baghdad
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... by washing their cars ...
An Iraqi man cools himself in a flooded underpass
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... and swimming in flooded underpasses






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