15 May 2021

British troops battle sandstorm to seize Islamic State weapons cache, MoD says

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AK47s, hundreds of rounds of ammunition, camouflage clothing, radios, mobile phones and hundreds of litres of fuel were found.British troops have battled a sandstorm and temperatures higher than 50C (122F) to seize a cache of weapons from Islamic State terrorists in Mali, the Ministry of Defence has said. Around 100 soldiers from the Light Dragoons and Royal Anglian Regiment, found AK47 rifles, hundreds of rounds of ammunition, camouflage clothing, radios, mobile phones and hundreds of litres [...]