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    Iran nabs our boys, shock horror. Can we bomb them now?

    just breaking....

    http://uk.reuters.com/article/topNew...33182120070323

    BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - British forces said on Friday there had been "an incident" in the northern Gulf after an Iraqi fisherman reported seeing up to seven British or American military personnel being seized by an Iranian ship.

    "There has been an incident somewhere in the north of the Persian Gulf," British military spokesman Major David Gell said in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, without elaborating.....

    Or the bbc:
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6484279.stm

    Fifteen British Navy personnel have been captured at gunpoint by Iranian forces, the Ministry of Defence says.....
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    Probably just some dopey bootneck that can't navigate properly straying into Iranian waters again. No big deal, it happens all the time. Ought to stick to pedaloes most of them!
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    Maybe the iranians though there boat was sinking. Therefore the british boat being lower, user there guns as something fore the to grab onto to get a lift up into the better built boat.

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    Bomb them? Are you kidding?

    They'll be invited back to the UK, to live on benefits.

    Now if they had caught American soldiers, we'd have a war on our hands.

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    Gulf of Tonkin incident ?

    Shoorly shome msishtake?

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    Can you imagine the Septics standing for something like this? 15 min's later & they'd have a warship in the harbour entrance with guns at the ready.

    What will we do? Prob just send the Iranian Embassador a sniveling text.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrV
    Can you imagine the Septics standing for something like this? 15 min's later & they'd have a warship in the harbour entrance with guns at the ready.

    What will we do? Prob just send the Iranian Embassador a sniveling text.
    I doubt the septics would of allowed themselves to get captured so quietly, so we would probably be balls deep in a shooting match by now.....

    This happend a couple of years back. Then the sailers enjoyed a few mock executions and were paraded on tv as "spies" - not very pleasant. All resolved itself in the end though. But times now are slightly different. Might be Iran's way of upping the pressure ahead of the UN sanctions vote that's due tomorow.

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