NO. 34



Fire-Fighters Cap 125 Wells

By 22 May the four American fire-fighting teams working in Kuwait werereported to have completed the capping of 125 wells that were either burning orgushing crude out of a total of some 600 wells which were damaged or set ablazeby Iraqi forces. According to a spokesman, the fire-fighting teams have nowstarted the slower and more demanding phase of extinguishing the more difficultwells with twisted or deformed wellheads or which are...