Cardiff South and Penarth MP Stephen Doughty
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'Public needs confidence' in RAF drone strike decision

The Muslim community in Cardiff wants proof an Islamic State jihadist from the city was plotting a terrorist attack on the UK before he was killed by a RAF drone strike in Syria.

Reyaad Khan, 21, from Cardiff, died last month in Raqqa in the first targeted UK airstrike on a British citizen.

Prime Minister David Cameron said the "act of self-defence" was lawful, despite MPs previously ruling out UK military action in Syria.

Cardiff South and Penarth MP Stephen Doughty told BBC Radio Wales it was "an exceptional case and the public needs to have confidence particularly given where it took place".

  • 08 Sep 2015
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