Mix-up sees Iraq pilot drop aid, ammo for ISIS instead of govt troops

Mix-up sees Iraq pilot drop aid, ammo for ISIS instead of govt troops

An Iraqi pilot accidentally dropped aid and ammunition into territory controlled by the Islamic State. They were intended to help government forces in the west of Iraq, but instead the blunder ended up aiding the enemy.

The mistake was confirmed by two Iraqi officials, who said the airdrop of food, water and ammunition was meant to take place in Anbar province.

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