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  Three British soldiers killed in Iraq
Updated 23 August 2003, 11.00
British soldiers are searching vehicles in Iraq
Three British soldiers have been killed and another seriously hurt in an attack in the southern Iraqi city of Basra.

Reports from the city say that the vehicle they were travelling in was shot at from a truck while driving on one of the main streets in the city.

Soldiers are now searching the area for to look for clues as to what happened, while the injured person has been taken to hospital.

Iraqi people have started working as policeman
Iraqi people have started working as policeman
The Ministry of Defence say they have started an investigation and will release more details when they know them.

Since the end of fighting was declared by US President George Bush on 1 May, 10 British troops have been killed in Iraq.

TV pictures since the attack suggest the situation is now calm in Basra.

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