IED Attack on British Patrol

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  1. No casualties. If you look at the vehicles in the photo you can see why.

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    A British soldier gestures towards photographers to stay away from the scene of a bomb attack east of Basra, 550 km (340 miles) south of Baghdad, December 21, 2007. A suspected roadside bomb exploded next to a British military armoured vehicle east of Basra International Airport, where British forces in Iraq are based, but there were no casualties from the blast, a British military official said.

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  2. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    There is a burning APC though!
     
  3. i see the ECM boys are there.
     
  4. Recce19

    Recce19 LE

    That's what I saw. Very surprised by the photos that no-one was hurt.
     
  5. The more armor you have around you the better your chances are of surviving a hit, which is the purpose of the vehicle after all.
     
  6. QRK2

    QRK2 LE

    Soldier I think not, look at his shoulder - probably also explains the CWS on during the day - sloppy.
     
  7. dingerr

    dingerr LE

    Shut up you penis.
     
  8. check out the dodgy tash

    and the cws on during daylight

    bad drills

    upon closer inspection i can see raf reg shoulder titles... no suprises there then
     
  9. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Covers fitted so it will work! Agreed about the tash though!
     
  10. Lewis

    Lewis LE

    Are those vehicles Mastiffs?
     
  11. ouyin

    ouyin War Hero

    Yep.
     
  12. AT55

    AT55 LE

    I can't see them, can anyone else?? If i could, I doubt if I would point them out in case they got targetted. :wink: :wink:
     
  13. What tash? All I can see is a bit of misplaced mascara...
     
  14. SO3Paperclips

    SO3Paperclips Old-Salt

    What a pillock. Loving the 10 blokes standing in a small bunch waiting for the explosion.
     
  15. yamkwak

    yamkwak War Hero

    Are you the same fella who sells TAMS on ebay.......... :roll: :roll: