Thursday, January 27, 2005


PM sorry to hear about injured soldiers

`Prime Minister John Howard said today he was sorry to hear that eight Australian soldiers had been injured in a car bombing in Baghdad.

The soldiers were escorting Australian officials in a light armoured vehicle about 5km west of the embassy in Baghdad when a car bomb went off.

“I would like to say how very sorry I was to hear of the injuries sustained by Australian soldiers in Baghdad,” Mr Howard said.’

Meanwhile, the rest of us are sorry the soldiers are in Iraq in the first place.

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