British fighter jets fly over Iraq, ready to strike: Ministry

September 27, 2014 1:19 PM

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British fighter jets fly over Iraq, ready to strike: Ministry

RAF AKROTIRI: Two British jets were flying over Iraq and were ready to hit targets on Saturday, their first mission since parliament authorised strikes against Islamic State militants, Britain's ministry of defence said.

A Reuters witness at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus saw two Tornado jets leaving the facility at 0725 GMT, followed minutes later by a refuelling aircraft.

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