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MOD Sends Military Equipment to Iraq

The MOD has delivered machine guns and ammunition to Iraq to help in the fight against Islamic State militants. Last night the first plane...

The MOD has delivered machine guns and ammunition to Iraq to help in the fight against Islamic State militants.
 
Last night the first plane took off from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus with equipment on board.
 
In total, £1.6 million worth of military supplies are being sent over from the British Government to Iraq.
 
Our reporter in Cyprus, Carla Prater followed the aircraft being loaded up for take off.
 
Picture: Crown Copyright 2014 / British Army / Staff Sergeant Tom Robinson RLC
 
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