British soldiers killed in Iraq

THREE British soldiers have been killed in Iraq today.

THREE British soldiers have been killed in Iraq today.

The soldiers came under attack in the Al Antahiya district of Basra around 1am local time.

They were returning from a re-supply mission to a base in Basra Palace and had stepped from their Warrior armoured vehicle when insurgents set off an improvised explosive device at the roadside.

The soldiers' next of kin have been informed.