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Report: Britain has lost Basra
The British military's withdrawal from Basra, which will start soon, will be ugly and embarrassing and could deal a serious blow to US plans in the war-ravaged country, officials and generals were quoted on Sunday as saying.
- An Iraqi holds a human skull after police found a grave containing 30 bodies in southwestern Basra, southeast of Baghdad.
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