Two French soldiers badly wounded by drone in Iraq



Two French soldiers were badly wounded in Iraq and two Peshmerga fighters were killed by a booby trapped drone sent by a group related to the Islamic State, Le Monde reported on Tuesday.
In what could be the first report of an attack by Islamic State militants on French special forces using a drone, the device was intercepted while flying and exploded after landing on the ground, the paper said.
Le Monde said the attack happened on Oct. 2.
It was not clear whether the device was remotely detonated or if it carried a timed bomb.
The two French soldiers were immediately repatriated to receive... read more

 
11 October 2016 in World News, Views: 43
Source: Reuters
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