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More British troops killed & wounded in Basra

#1
Three soldiers have been injured in a roadside bomb attack in Basra, according to BBC News.
After the latest attack, Major Muntz said: "There was an incident last night in which a British patrol was attacked by a roadside bomb.

"It has resulted in casualties and the casualties have been flown to the military hospital in Shaiba base."

A military spokeswoman told the Associated Press that three soldiers were wounded, one seriously.
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.

RIP.
 
#3
Speedy recovery to the injured.
 
#5
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.
 
#8
RIP
 
#10
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
 
#13
RIP
 
#17
Rest easy gentlemen, and a speedy recovery for the injured.
 

Legs

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#18
Once again we mourn the loss of our brothers.

RIP Guys, Rest easy

May their spirits live in you all, and light the darkness in this sad time.
 
#19
Sincere condolences to the families of those lost.
Thoughts and prayers are with them and The Regiment.

RIP
 

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