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© Licensed to London News Pictures. 30/03/2015. Erbil, Iraq. A Kurdish peshmerga fighter learns how to use the sights on the Breda Folgore 80mm anti-tank recoilless rifle by Italian soldiers during a training package held at a military training area near Erbil, Iraq.
Italy has donated 50 of the anti-tank weapons and 1000 rockets to the peshmerga.
The training is part of a four week long package, the first to be held with a complete peshmerga battalion, run by coalition forces mobile training teams (MTT) in Kurdistan with the aim to make the peshmerga more efficient in combatting the Islamic State. Photo credit: Matt Cetti-Roberts/LNP
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