Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
British+bombers+strike+Islamic+State+oil+fields+in+Syria
Thursday, 03 December 2015 - 16:54
British bombers strike Islamic State oil fields in Syria
162

Shares
19,465

Views

British bombers made their first strikes on Islamic State in Syria on Thursday, hitting oil fields that Prime Minister David Cameron says are being used to fund attacks on the West.

Tornado bombers took off from the RAF Akrotiri air base in Cyprus just hours after British lawmakers voted 397-223 to support Cameron's plan for air strikes.

The four bombers used laser-guided bombs to attack six targets in the Omar oil fields in eastern Syria controlled by the Islamist militant group which British officials call Daesh, using an Arabic acronym that the group rejects.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
423 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,428 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,244 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
18,788 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
107 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
48,009 Views
Top