(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency) LONDON Safar 21 1437 December 03 2015 SPA -- Britain has sent eight more warplanes to its base is Cyprus to join air strike missions against ISIS in Syria defence minister Michael Fallon said on Thursday according to Reuters.
"Today we are doubling our strike force. The additional eight aircraft being sent to (RAF air base) Akrotiri are now in the air and on their way" he told BBC radio.
The additional planes were six Typhoon fighters and two Tornados he said.
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