British forces kill eight gunmen in southern Iraqi city (Iraq)


BASRA, Iraq, April 14 (Reuters) - British forces killed eight gunmen laying landmines in the volatile southern city of Basra, the British military said on Saturday.


(13.04.2007)

The military said the eight had been operating in an area where four British soldiers and their civilian translator were killed in a huge roadside bomb blast that destroyed their Warrior armoured fighting vehicle earlier this month.

Von: 14.04.2007 www.alertnet.org

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