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Bombs on Basra

Richard_North

Old-Salt
See The Sun today: http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2007100436,00.html

And MoD site... http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/D...BritishTroopsLaunchOperationPhoenixInIraq.htm

but also:

http://www.kuna.net.kw/home/Story.aspx?Language=en&DSNO=958051

British solider (sic) injured in armed attack in Iraq''s city of Basra

BASRA, March 4 (KUNA) -- One British soldier was severely wounded after unknown gunmen opened fire in one of the civilian areas in downtown Basra, British Armed forces in Southern Iraq said on Sunday.

British Army Spokeswoman said search operations resulted in capturing one Iraqi suspect including the discovery and confiscation of six RPG's, a mortar and weapon caches. (end)

Well done the Army. Commiserations to the injured solider and best wishes for a speedy recovery.
 

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