UK to fly surveillance aircraft over Gaza to help find hostages


[03-12-2023 04:48 PM]

Ammon News - The UK Ministry of Defence will conduct surveillance flights over Gaza to help locate hostages taken by Hamas on October 7.

The UK government said it has been working with other countries “to secure the release of hostages, including British nationals, who have been kidnapped."

It will conduct surveillance flights over the Eastern Mediterranean, including over Israel and Gaza, as part of the operation. The government did not say when or how many of these flights will take place.

“Surveillance aircraft will be unarmed, do not have a combat role, and will be tasked solely to locate hostages,” the statement said, adding that “only information relating to hostage rescue will be passed to the relevant authorities responsible for hostage rescue.”

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office did not respond to a question on the number of British nationals believed to be held hostage in Gaza.

CNN




  • no comments

Notice
All comments are reviewed and posted only if approved.
Ammon News reserves the right to delete any comment at any time, and for any reason, and will not publish any comment containing offense or deviating from the subject at hand, or to include the names of any personalities or to stir up sectarian, sectarian or racial strife, hoping to adhere to a high level of the comments as they express The extent of the progress and culture of Ammon News' visitors, noting that the comments are expressed only by the owners.
name : *
email
show email
comment : *
Verification code : Refresh
write code :