British soldiers injured in Bosnia

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Two British soldiers have been injured in an explosion in central Bosnia, Reuter reports from London. A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Defence said one soldier was reported badly injured in the incident, which occurred late on Tuesday. 'Two British soldiers were injured when their armoured vehicle sustained damage in an explosion, the nature of which is currently being investigated,' she said. 'The incident happened about 10 km (six miles) to the south-west of Maglaj in central Bosnia. A third occupant was uninjured.' The injured soldiers were flown by helicopter to a United Nations Protection Force hospital in Tuzla.