Islamic State drone kills two Kurdish fighters, wounds two French soldiers



A booby-trapped drone launched by Islamic State militants killed two Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and wounded two French soldiers earlier this month north of the IS-controlled city of Mosul, Kurdish officials said on Wednesday.
The drone blew up when Peshmerga fighters tried to lift it after it crashed to the ground, Jabbar al-Yawar, secretary general of the autonomous Kurdish region's defence ministry, told Reuters. "It seems it was booby-trapped."
The French newspaper Le Monde reported on Tuesday that the drone had been intercepted in flight on Oct. 2 and exploded near the Kurdish... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Reuters
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