UK’s air war against Isis ends

UK’s air war against Isis ends after five years

Defence and security editor

Britain’s five-year air war against Isis has quietly come to an end, with official figures revealing no bombs have been dropped since September – yet the MoD still acknowledges only one civilian casualty in the entire conflict.

The data shows that over a period longer than the first world war, 4,215 bombs and missiles were launched from Reaper drones or RAF jets in Syria and Iraq, and a wide discrepancy has emerged between UK and US estimates of the number of civilians killed.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com

RAF Typhoon, by Dave_S. via Flickr

RAF Typhoon, by Dave_S. via Flickr

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