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UK Apache helicopters join Libya mission

The UK is sending four Apache helicopters to join the mission in Libya after the prime minister approved the deployment.

If called upon, they will allow for swifter attacks on a wider range of smaller targets in urban areas.

The news comes as Britain also confirmed it would contribute to the G8 aid package for Egypt and Tunisia.

Nick Robinson reports.

  • 27 May 2011
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