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British Troops Die in Basra Attack

Three British troops are killed and another is seriously wounded after coming under small arms fire in Basra, in southern Iraq. Basra is largely populated by Shia who were oppressed by the Saddam Hussein regime and has been relatively calm. But U.S. officials say Saddam loyalists and foreign fighters are moving further south of Baghdad. Hear NPR's Anne Garrels.

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Anne Garrels