UK deploys Tornado fighter-bombers to northern Iraq

(AGI) London, Sept 27 - The UK has deployed its Tornadofighter-bombers in Iraq's skies, as part of the internationalmission against the sunni jihadists of the Islamic State(ISIS). Two RAF Tornados took off at 9:30 am (Italian time)from Akrotiri air base in Cyprus, armed with laser-guided bombsand missiles, and landed seven hours later. The BritishMinistry of Defence has provided no details as to possibleattacks on ISIS outposts. The British parliament greenlightedthe raids against the jihadists on Friday, and in their firstmission the Tornados were supported by a tanker aircraft. . .

(AGI) London, Sept 27 - The UK has deployed its Tornadofighter-bombers in Iraq's skies, as part of the internationalmission against the sunni jihadists of the Islamic State(ISIS). Two RAF Tornados took off at 9:30 am (Italian time)from Akrotiri air base in Cyprus, armed with laser-guided bombsand missiles, and landed seven hours later. The BritishMinistry of Defence has provided no details as to possibleattacks on ISIS outposts. The British parliament greenlightedthe raids against the jihadists on Friday, and in their firstmission the Tornados were supported by a tanker aircraft. . .