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Islamic State

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL1117, tabled on 11 July 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what hard evidence they have collected that Daesh is using small commercial drones for surveillance and for conveying explosives.

Answered on

27 July 2016

The Government has a range of material, including images, that provides evidence that Daesh has used small, commercially available unmanned aerial vehicles in Syria and Iraq to extend their surveillance capability, produce propaganda material and carry small improvised explosive devices.