The Commanding Officer of The Black Watch walks from his Warrior armoured vehicle to the scene of a vehicle bomb, 2004
Digital photograph taken by WO2 Giles Penfound, Army Media Operations, Iraq, Operation BRACKEN, 30 October 2004.
Soldiers of 'D' Company 1st Battalion The Black Watch cordoned off a suspicious vehicle parked on a prominent junction near the village of Abd Al Karim Farah. The vehicle exploded at 16:05 local time. There were no casualties. Lieutenant-Colonel James Cowan MBE Commanding Officer of The Black Watch was at the scene and when the area was cleared of any further danger he inspected the damage with other members of 'D' Company including explosive experts deployed to deal with the situation.
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