Gunmen ambush British fuel convoy in Iraq

Gunmen ambushed a British military supply convoy in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Monday in a clash that left a fuel tanker ablaze and at least one badly burned body on the street.

Gunmen ambush British fuel convoy in Iraq
Gunmen ambushed a British military supply convoy in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Monday in a clash that left a fuel tanker ablaze and at least one badly burned body on the street.

"At about 3:15 pm (1115 GMT) a British convoy came under attack from small arms fire as a result of that a petrol tanker caught fire," a British military spokeswoman said. "One British soldier was evacuated from the scene."

She was unable to give any details about other casualties.

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