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Anti-drone protest march

Hundreds of peace campaigners have marched from Lincoln to RAF Waddington, in protest of a new fleet of armed drones being based in the UK for the first time.

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MoD defends its use of drones in Afghanistan

The Ministry of Defence has defended its use of drones in Afghanistan, which it says have saved the lives of countless military personnel and civilians.

UK Reaper aircraft are piloted by highly trained professional military pilots who adhere strictly to the same laws of armed conflict and are bound by the same clearly defined rules of engagement which apply to traditionally manned RAF aircraft.

– Ministry of Defence spokesman

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