Iraq: Basra: two British soldiers killed

British troops and British Petroleum in Basra, cartoonFrom British daily The Guardian:

Basra blast kills two UK soldiers

Staff and agencies
Monday May 29, 2006

Two British soldiers have been killed in a roadside bomb attack in Basra, the Ministry of Defence said today.

The soldiers, from the Queen’s Dragoon Guards, were killed as they took part in a routine patrol in support of operations intended to disrupt militant activities.

Their deaths took the British toll in Iraq to 113.

Two soldiers were injured in the blast, which happened at 10pm local time (1900 BST) in the Gizaya area of Iraq’s second-largest city.

See also here.

British soldiers deserting from Iraq war: here.

Doctor Salaam Ismael on Iraq war: here.

And here.

Haditha massacre by US soldiers in Iraq: here.

Anti Iraq war action in the USA: here.

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