Cameron takes controls of bomb disposal robot

David Cameron took the controls of a bomb disposal robot as he visited troops on the front line in Afghanistan.

The Prime Minister steered a Wheelbarrow robot using a remote control during a tour of the Lashkar Gah Durai forward operating base.

Mr Cameron also mimicked the action of launching a Desert Hawk 3 drone as he held the unmanned aerial vehicle.


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