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Video shows French warplanes striking ISIS targets in Iraq

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France’s Defense Ministry has released footage of French warplanes striking targets belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria after taking off from an airbase.


Paris announced earlier this week it was taking part in military air strikes against the militant group in Iraq.


The video shows a pilot inspecting his aircraft, a French Rafale, before takeoff. The footage also shows several craft being refueled in mid-flight as well as infrared shots of the targets being bombed


The video ends with the aircraft returning to base.