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British military base in Basra attacked

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) smj.ema KUNA 041310 Jan 08NNNN