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Three British special forces personnel were injured in an ambush by so-called Islamic State (IS) fighters in Iraq, according to a report in the Daily Mirror.
The men from the SAS and its naval counterpart, the SBS, were part of a 25-strong unit of allied troops spying on IS positions near the northern city of Mosul.
They suffered shrapnel injuries when they were fired upon with rocket propelled grenades, the newspaper reported.
After receiving treatment on the ground they were given a medical evacuation back to Britain. The allied forces are said to have called in an air strike to tackle the fighters, who mounted the attack from captured US Humvee vehicles armed with heavy machine guns.
Around 30 IS insurgents were killed in the 15-minute firefight that took place around 10 miles south of the city's airport last week, the newspaper said.
The Ministry of Defence declined to comment.
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Coalition forces hit so-called Islamic State militants with 31 airstrikes across Iraq and Syria yesterday, leaders said in a statement.
Eight cities were targeted in Iraq centred around Ramadi and Mosul, with 22 strikes hitting seven tactical units, two oil tanker trucks and a number of fighting positions, the Combined Joint Task Force statement said.
Meanwhile, nine strikes in Syria hit four militant tactical units and several fighting positions.
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