US moves pilot rescue aircraft to northern Iraq: official

February 5, 2015 8:53 PM

17 0

The US military has deployed aircraft and troops to northern Iraq to boost its ability to rescue downed coalition pilots, after a Jordanian airman was captured and killed by jihadists in Syria, a defense official said Thursday.

"We are repositioning some assets into northern Iraq," a US defense official told AFP.

Read more

To category page