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UK forces drop aid in northern Iraq

British forces have dropped a second round of aid to thousands of refugees on a mountain in northern Iraq.

Two consignments were dropped over Mount Sinjar on Monday night, the Department for International Development said.

The supplies included 3,180 reusable water purification containers containing a total of 15,900 litres of clean water, and 816 solar lamps that can also be used to charge mobile phones.

  • 12 Aug 2014
  • From the section UK