British troops attacked in Iraq

An attack on a British convoy in Iraq has caused casualties, the Ministry of Defence says.
A spokesman said there had been a number of casualties but was unable to give further details.

Iraqi police officials say a roadside bomb exploded on Sunday in the Kahla area, 25 miles south of Amarah.

British forces sealed off the area and a helicopter evacuated casualties. No details have been given on the number of injured or how badly hurt they are.
Reuters also carrying the story of the attack, which occurred at approx 0500Hrs GMT this morning.

Reuters said:
The British soldier was the 50th killed in action in Iraq, the ministry said.
Thoughts go out to the family and friends of the dead and injured....


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