British troops withdrawing from remaining base in Iraq's Basra

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September 2, 2007 21:38

 
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The British Broadcasting Corp. reported Sunday that British troops had begun withdrawing from their last remaining base inside the southern Iraqi city of Basra. The BBC reported the 550 soldiers stationed in the Basra Palace base were moving to join around 5,000 other personnel at an air base camp on the fringes of the city. Britain's defense ministry could not immediately confirm the details.

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