British soldiers wounded in mortar attack in Iraq

May 15, 2006 09:50

Suspected insurgents hit a British military camp with a mortar barrage on Monday, wounding four soldiers, officials said. The attack occurred at about 4:30 a.m. (at Camp Abu Naji in Amarah, 290 kilometers (180 miles) southeast of Baghdad, said Calee Gedoll, a British Ministry of Defense spokeswoman in Basra. One of the British soldiers received a serious leg injury, but the other injuries were minor, said Holly Wheeler, a ministry spokeswoman in London.

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