James Forsyth James Forsyth

David Cameron: British ISIL fighter killed by drone strike in ‘self-defence’

David Cameron has just informed the House of Commons that an RAF drone killed several ISIL fighters in Syria in a targeted strike in Syria. Two of those killed were British citizens who Cameron said were planning terrorist strikes against this country.

He called this a lawful act of ‘self defence’ and stressed that it was targeted and that he would return to the Commons to seek permission for more generalised bombing of ISIL in Syria.

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