BASRA, Jan 4 (KUNA) -- Basra Airport, used as a military base by the
British forces stationed in southern Iraq, came under missile attack by
unknown militants late Thursday.
In a statement on Friday , a spokesman for the British forces in the area
said unknown militants attacked the military base at the airport late last
night, but no human or material losses were sustained.
This is the first attack against British troops in Iraq since the beginning
of this year. (end)
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