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
 
#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 :(
 

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