Iraq Wants Devastating Thermobaric Weapons From UK To Burn ISIS Fighters In Their Mosul Bunkers

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‘The Iraqi military has asked the UK to provide thermobaric missiles, which make the air explode around their targets, in order to dislodge Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) from their positions in the besieged city of Mosul.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed to the Guardian on Friday that defense minister Mike Penning had met with Iraqi officials to discuss the weapons, but added that the UK does not hold such arms and that any requests for ordnance are processed at coalition level rather than by specific allies.’

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