U.K. admits to assassinating two Britons in Syria

September 7, 2015 5:42 PM

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U.K. admits to assassinating two Britons in Syria

LONDON -- Prime Minister David Cameron revealed Monday that British forces had used a drone strike over Syria in August to kill three Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters, including two Britons.

He told Parliament that the attack was legally justified because the militants were plotting lethal attacks against Britain and the fighters could not be eliminated any other way.

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