OPERATION HAMMER, AL-QURNAH, IRAQ, 2 FEBRUARY 2007 (MASTER) [Allocated Title]
Edited scenes from Operation Hammer, a daylight strike operation on suspected terrorists by the Iraqi Army supported by Danish and British troops; the search takes place in marsh Arab villages near Al-Qurnah.
Interviews with Iraqi Army Special Forces Brigadier (Akeem Hassan ?), Colonel Per Mikkelsen, CO of the Danish Battlegroup, and unnamed, masked Iraqi soldier. Shots of village: British and Iraqi soldiers on patrol. Iraqi soldiers, some of them masked, search houses in the village. Group of Danish Army vehicles and troops who have set up an outer ring around the search area; Brigadier Evans, CO of 19 Light Brigade and Colonel Mikkelsen talk with Iraqi Brigadier Hassan. Iraqi soldiers follow an Iraqi Army vehicle; houses are searched. Further shots of Danish troops and of the three senior officers talking. Cut-away shots of Iraqi soldiers and of an Iraqi Humvee with detainees. Vehicle checkpoint and convoy of Iraqi vehicles.