On the night of Thursday, December 3, British Royal air force launched the first strikes on targets of the terrorist group «Islamic state» in Syria.
The operation involved two Tornado aircraft, which returned safely to base «Akrotiri» in Cyprus. On the position of IG was dropped six bombs Paveway.
Recall that the night before the UK Parliament by a majority of votes approved the application of Royal air force strikes ISIS facilities in Syria. Thus, the House of Commons of the British Parliament has supported the proposal of Prime Minister David Cameron.
On Wednesday evening, December 2, after the debate, which lasted more than 10 hours, a vote was taken. In favour of this solution expressed 397 parliamentarians, 223 voted against.
Still the British air force participated in the bombing of militant positions IG in Iraq.