More British troops killed & wounded in Basra

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by ViroBono, May 29, 2006.

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  1. ViroBono

    ViroBono LE Moderator

    Three soldiers have been injured in a roadside bomb attack in Basra, according to BBC News.
    The ticker says two soldiers have been killed, but no details or link as yet.
  2. Currently only the BBC are carrying this story, but they state that the MoD has confirmed two fatalities, from the QDG.

  3. Speedy recovery to the injured.
  4. the Ministry of Defence can confirm that two members of the Queen's Dragoon Guards were killed and two others suffered minor injuriesin an incident which took place in Basra, Iraq, yesterday, 28 May 2006, at around 2130 local time.

    Ministry of Defence
    The incident appears to have been an attack from an Improvised Explosive Device. The soldiers were from the Queen's Dragoons Guards part of the Basra City Battlegroup.

    The next of kin of those killed have been informed and have asked for a period of time to come to terms with the news.
  5. in_the_cheapseats

    in_the_cheapseats LE Moderator

  6. ViroBono

    ViroBono LE Moderator

  7. Rest in peace....
  8. Rest In Peace And Speedy Recovery To those Boys Who Have Been Injured....

    Through The Mud

    Through The Blood

    To The Green Fields And Beyond

    Rest In Peace
  9. Rest in Peace Lads & a speedy recovery to the injured.
  10. RIP Shipmates....