Pictures show two British soldiers detained by Iraqi police sitting in a police station in the southern Iraqi city of Basra.
A grab from footage released on September 20, 2005 shows weapons which Iraqi police said were confiscated from two undercover British soldiers after their arrest in Basra, southern Iraq, September 19, 2005. (Reuters)
ATTENTION EDITORS – VISUALS COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH A British soldier (background) prepares to jump 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. REUTERS/Atef Hassan
British raid on a jail in the southern Iraqi city of Basra September 20, 2005. 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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