Islamic State: UK drone kills British IS fighters in first air strike in Syria

September 8, 2015 3:59 AM

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Britain has killed two of its own nationals who had been fighting for Islamic State (IS) and plotting attacks on British soil, in its first air strike in Syria, prime minister David Cameron says.

Despite not having a parliamentary mandate to take military action in Syria, Mr Cameron told politicians, as an act of self-defence, Briton Reyaad Khan had been targeted and killed in a precision drone strike in the country.

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