Majar al-Kabir

Majar al-Kabir (Arabic: المجر الكبير) is a town in Maysan Governorate, southern Iraq, approximately 24 km from Amarah.

HistoryEdit

In 2003, six British servicemen of the Royal Military Police were killed there during the Battle of Majar al-Kabir by Iraqi civilians.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The UK casualties at Majar al-Kabir". BBC News. 10 October 2010.
  2. ^ Fairweather, J. A War of Choice. pp. 62–63. ISBN 978-0-099-54233-9.

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Coordinates: 31°35′N 47°10′E / 31.583°N 47.167°E / 31.583; 47.167