Middle East: Military Intervention:Written question - 45010

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Asked on: 05 September 2016
Ministry of Defence
Middle East: Military Intervention
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish the rate of UK Reaper drone strikes in Iraq and Syria by month since the mission was launched; and if he will make a statement.
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Answered by: Mike Penning
Answered on: 08 September 2016

The number of RAF Reaper strikes in Iraq and Syria since November 2014 is as follows:

Number of Strikes

Year

Month

Iraq

Syria

2014

November

12

0

December

9

0

2015

January

14

0

February

7

0

March

12

0

April

13

0

May

19

0

June

10

0

July

12

0

August

15

0

September

21

0

October

8

0

November

17

0

December

9

1

2016

January

8

6

February

1

3

March

3

2

April

2

2

May

5

1

June

23

1

July

6

4

August

9

2

These strike numbers are constantly reviewed and updated by the Coalition to ensure records are as complete and accurate as possible. As such, past and future statements regarding statistics may differ to those given here.

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