Friday, July 06, 2007

Spokesman: Entire British force attacked in Basra

Left: Iraqis gather 'souvenirs' and celebrate at the site of a roadside bombing which killed 4 British soldiers in Basra in April

BAGHDAD, July 6 (UPI) -- Insurgents attacked British military bases and patrols in southern Iraq Friday, a British military spokesman said.

The spokesman said all British bases and positions around Basra were attacked with artillery shells and rockets and that a military patrol had been attacked with a bomb, rockets and automatic gunfire, the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, reported.

The spokesman did not say whether anyone had been killed in the attacks.

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