IS conflict: Booby-trapped drone kills Kurdish fighters in Iraq

IS conflict: Booby-trapped drone kills Kurdish fighters in Iraq
 

A booby-trapped drone has killed two Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and badly wounded two French soldiers battling so-called Islamic State in Iraq.
A Kurdish defence official told Reuters news agency that the drone exploded when the Peshmerga tried to pick it up after it had crashed to the ground.
The incident happened on 2 October, north of the IS-held city of Mosul.
IS militants are said to have tried to use drones to launch attacks at least two other times in the past month.
In response, US-led coalition and Iraqi pro-government forces have been warned to treat any type of small flying... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 38
Source: BBC
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