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UK commander attacks TV footage

UK commander attacks TV footage

The leader of UK forces in the Gulf has clashed with a television station over its "deplorable" decision to show footage of dead and captured British soldiers.

Air Marshal Brian Burridge told Qatar-based al-Jazeera it should take no pride in a film of the bodies of two soldiers lying in a dusty street and two prisoners of war in a room with Iraqis.

He said the broadcast was a "flagrant breach" of the Geneva Convention, adding: "All