British military: Air strike on Basra kills 4 gunmen

April 16, 2008 12:25

The British military says an airstrike in Basra has killed four gunmen armed with rocket propelled grenades. British spokesman Maj. Tom Holloway says the group was attacked just after midnight by a warplane. He says four gunmen died when their vehicle was blown up. Another gunman was injured. The British and US military are using air power to support Iraqi government forces.

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