Britain kills more than 1,700 IS terrorists in Iraq and Syria air strikes
Figures to the end of September obtained by the Press Association under Freedom of Information laws show an estimated 1,571 fighters recorded as having been killed in Iraq since bombing began two years ago, and 181 in Syria since the start of operations there in December 2015.
The Ministry of Defence said "detailed assessments" of the 1,066 air strikes the RAF has carried out against IS showed no civilians have been killed - a claim that if true would be "unprecedented in the history of modern warfare", according to a prominent monitoring group.
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