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Rebels attack Italian soldiers in Iraq: an Italian Air Force's HH-3F helicopter repulses the militiamen
Nassiriya, Iraq - No one was injured among the Italian troops
A new attack by the rebels in Iraq against the Italian forces occurred today. An Italian Army convoy moving north from Nassiriya would have been attacked at about 12:05 am (local time) by several men endowed of machine guns and RPG rocket launchers. Four VM-90 vehicles of Col Moschin unit rapidly went away in order to disengage after returning fire, while the intervention by an Italian Air Force HH-3F...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency