British forces also say they have taken the important village of Abu al-Qassib, near Basra, after a day-long battle against hundreds of Iraqi soldiers. They said it was some of the hardest opposition they've met so far.
Forces are now just one mile away from Basra, Iraq's second-largest city.
There's also been almost constant bombing in Baghdad, day and night, as US and UK forces continue to attack key government and military targets.
Other main points:
- Three people died and one was injured after a US marine helicopter crash in southern Iraq
- The US military said 100 Iraqis were killed and 50 Prisoners of War were taken on Sunday
- A UK serviceman was killed during fighting on the Faw peninsula
- In northern Iraq, the UN children's agency Unicef are hoping to get aid supplies across the border with Turkey