British troops attacked in Iraq

#1
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.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4590911.stm
 
#2
does not give to much info may find out more later date

hope they get home soon :!:
 
#3
Lets hope there are no serious casualties.
 
#6
Radio news reporting one dead and multiple serious injuries.

RIP mate and rapid recovery to the injured parties.
 
#8
rip

i wish a speedy recovery to all the others involved
 
#11
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....

RIP

Ghost :(
 
#12
RIP and heart felt sadness to the family. I hope the troops recover quickly.
 
#13
My deepest sympathies for the families of those killed and injured. RIP. A speedy recovery to those who were injured.
 
#19
Condolences to the family , colleagues and friends of the fallen.

A speedy recovery to the injured.

Gutted.
 

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