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September 19th, 2005   #1
SwordFish_13
 
 

Day In Pictures - September 19 (British tanks Attacked ) info


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Indonesian soldiers wave as they leave Aceh province under a peace deal between the government and separatist rebels.


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Afghan women shop for clothes at a Kabul market, a day after the country held its first parliamentary elections in 30 years.


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A woman hurries past a soldier in Baghdad standing guard by posters advertising the 15 October constitutional referendum.


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Traditional "dozo" hunters join a march in rebel-held territory of Ivory Coast to mark the third anniversary of the start of the conflict.


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Iraqi police, foreground, are separated by a line of tape from British forces that secure the area around a car, white in background, that was allegedly involved in a shooting incident that led to the arrest of two British nationals in Basra,


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British soldiers take up positions near a white car which Iraq says was involved in a shooting incident in the southern Iraq city of Basra September 19, 2005, (Atef Hassan/Reuters)

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A British soldier jumps from a burning tank which was set ablaze after a shooting incident in the southern Iraqi city of Basra September 19, 2005. Angry crowds attacked a British tank with petrol bombs and rocks in Basra on Monday after Iraqi authorities said they had detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on police. Two Iraqis were killed in the violence, an Interior Ministry official said. (Atef Hassan/Reuters)



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An injured Iraqi man is helped following an incident between Iraqis and British soldiers in the southern city of Basra September 19, 2005. Angry crowds attacked a British tank with petrol bombs and rocks in Basra on Monday after Iraqi authorities detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on police. A British soldier was engulfed by flames as he scrambled out of a burning tank, Reuters witnesses said. Two Iraqis were killed in the violence, an Interior Ministry official said. REUTERS/Atef Hassan


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A British military helicopter lands near the scene of an incident between Iraqis and British soldiers in the southern city of Basra September 19, 2005. Angry crowds attacked a British tank with petrol bombs and rocks in Basra on Monday after Iraqi authorities said they had detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on police. Two Iraqis were killed in the violence, an Interior Ministry official said. REUTERS/Atef Hassan


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Masked Palestinian militants of the Nasser Sallah a-Din brigades of the Popular Resistance Committee, a militia linked to the ruling Fatah movement, march from the Bureij refugee camp to the evacuated Jewish settlement of Netzarim in the Gaza Strip Monday Sept. 19, 2005. (AP Photo / Hatem Moussa)


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A Palestinian boy holds a toy gun during a march of the Nasser Sallah a-Din brigades of the Popular Resistance Committee, a militia linked to the ruling Fatah movement, from the Bureij refugee camp to the evacuated Jewish settlement of Netzarim in the Gaza Strip Monday Sept. 19, 2005. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)



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September 20th, 2005   #2
SwordFish_13
 
 
Hi,


BBC Video of the British troops flee a burning vehicle in Basra

http://tinyurl.com/ay56w




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An Iraqi man slings a rock at a British armoured vehicle after a shooting incident in the southern Iraqi city of Basra September 19, 2005. Angry crowds attacked a British tank with petrol bombs and rocks in Basra on Monday after Iraqi authorities said they had detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on police. Two Iraqis were killed in the violence, an Interior Ministry official said. REUTERS/Atef Hassan


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An Iraqi Interior Ministry official said that British forces stormed the Major Crimes Unit Monday night using six tanks and freed two British undercover soldiers who had been arrested earlier in the day. (Atef Hassan/Reuters)


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A British soldier takes position next to a car which two British soldiers were driving when they were detained by Iraqi police in Basra. Iraqi defence and interior ministry sources said British troops battered down the main doors of Basra's criminal police headquarters and freed the pair, detained earlier Monday during an intelligence mission. The operation followed a shooting incident and riots in which two British armoured vehicles were torched as their crews fled for safety in Basra(AFP/Essam Al-Sudani)



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Iraqis run from the area as a British tank burns in Basra, Iraq, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad Monday Sept. 19 2005. British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday after two British men were arrested for allegedly gunning down an Iraqi police officer, authorities and witnesses said Monday.(AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)



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Iraqis run from the area as a British tank burns in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad Monday Sept. 19 2005. British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday after two British men were arrested for allegedly gunning down an Iraqi police officer, authorities and witnesses said Monday.(AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)



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A British soldier makes his way out of a burning tank in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad Monday Sept. 19, 2005. British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday leaving two civilians dead after two British men were arrested for allegedly gunning down an Iraqi police officer, authorities and witnesses said Monday. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)


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A British soldier makes his way out of a burning tank in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad Monday Sept. 19, 2005. British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday leaving two civilians dead after two British men were arrested for allegedly gunning down an Iraqi police officer, authorities and witnesses said Monday. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)



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Television footage shows an Iraqi man jumping from the top of a British tank as it comes under attack from a crowd in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, September 19, 2005. The violence erupted after Iraqi authorities said they had detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on Iraqi police. REUTERS/Reuters Television


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A British soldier makes his way out of a burning tank as an Iraqi youngster scrambles to leave the area in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad Monday Sept. 19, 2005. British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday after two British men were arrested for allegedlygunning down an Iraqi police officer, authorities and witnesses said Monday.(AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)



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Television footage shows a soldier climbing out of a British tank as it comes under attack from a crowd in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, September 19, 2005. The violence erupted after Iraqi authorities said they had detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on Iraqi police. REUTERS/Reuters Television



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An Iraqi man waves a stick as a British soldier exits a burning tank during clashes in Basra, Iraq, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad Monday Sept. 19 2005. British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday after two British men were arrested for allegedly gunning down an Iraqi police officer authorities and witnesses said Monday.(AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)



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An Iraqi boy uses a slingshot to throw stones at British forces, seen in background, in Basra, Iraq 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad Monday Sept. 19, 2005. British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday after two British men were arrested for allegedly gunning down an Iraqi police officer authorities and witnesses said Monday.(AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)


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An Iraqi boy taunts British soldiers after a shooting incident in the southern Iraqi city of Basra September 19, 2005. Angry crowds attacked a British tank with petrol bombs and rocks in Basra on Monday after Iraqi authorities said they had detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on police. REUTERS/Atef Hassan


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Iraqi youths throw stones at British soldiers following an incident between Iraqis and British soldiers in the southern city of Basra September 19, 2005. Angry crowds attacked a British tank with petrol bombs and rocks in Basra on Monday after Iraqi authorities detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on police. A British soldier was engulfed by flames as he scrambled out of a burning tank, Reuters witnesses said. Two Iraqis were killed in the violence, an Interior Ministry official said. REUTERS/Atef Hassan



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An Iraqi protester celebrates as a British tank burns after clashes in Basra. Two suicide car bombers struck checkpoints south of Baghdad on a road used by thousands of Iraqi Shiite pilgrims making their way by foot to the holy city of Karbala.(AFP/Essam Al-Sudani)



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Iraqis carry a man apparently hurt in clashes with British forces, seen in background, in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad Monday Sept. 19 2005. In Basra, British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday after two British men were arrested for allegedly shooting at local security forces, killing one policeman and wounding another, authorities and witnesses said Monday. (AP Photo / Nabil al-Jurani)



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A British tank comes under attack from a crowd in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, September 19, 2005. The violence erupted after Iraqi authorities said they had detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on Iraqi police. REUTERS/Reuters Television


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A British soldier makes his way out of a burning tank as an Iraqi youngster scrambles to leave the area in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad Monday Sept. 19, 2005. British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday after two British men were arrested for allegedlygunning down an Iraqi police officer, authorities and witnesses said Monday.(AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)



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Television footage shows an Iraqi man throwing an object on the top of a British tank, under attack from a crowd in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, September 19, 2005. The violence erupted after Iraqi authorities said they had detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on Iraqi police. REUTERS/Reuters Television




Two Britons arrested by Iraqi authorities in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, sits on the floor in city's main Felony Crimes department, Monday Sept. 19, 2005. British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday after two British men were arrested for allegedly shooting at local security forces, killing one policeman and wounding another, authorities and witnesses said Monday.(AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)



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Iraqi protesters throw stones at British soldiers during clashes in Basra. Iraqi police have detained two British soldiers in the southern port city of Basra, following a shooting incident.(AFP/Essam Al-Sudani)



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An Iraqi protester throws stones at a British tank in Basra. Iraqi police have detained two British soldiers in the southern port city of Basra, following a shooting incident.(AFP/Essam Al-Sudani)

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September 20th, 2005   #3
Redleg
 
 
Quote:
Reports said two Iraqi civilians were killed and three soldiers injured in the clashes.

In a statement, Defence Secretary John Reid said the soldiers were being treated for minor injuries.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/mid...st/4262336.stm

He was certainly really lucky if he got a way from that fire with only minor injuries..
 
September 20th, 2005   #4
bulldogg
 
 
Are there no flame retardant systems on british armour? Fire extinguisher? He is indeed very lucky to get away from a petrol fire with only minor injuries.


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September 20th, 2005   #5
SwordFish_13
 
 
Hi,

It Does Sort of Prove one thing though molotov still work.




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September 21st, 2005   #6
LeEnfield
 
 
they will have that APC back working in no time flat, it looks a lot worse than it is.
To give you an idea of some of the British Training for this sort of thing I hopefully have attached a picture from my old Regiment.




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September 21st, 2005   #7
KC72
 
 
From what i heard they threw petrol bombs on the APC, then threw olb tyre's on top.


 
September 29th, 2005   #8
AlexKall
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by LeEnfield
they will have that APC back working in no time flat, it looks a lot worse than it is.
To give you an idea of some of the British Training for this sort of thing I hopefully have attached a picture from my old Regiment.


Rough training!




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