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UK To Send 750 Troops To Sierra Leone In Ebola Support Effort – 8 October 2014

RT logoPrime Minister David Cameron will send 750 troops to the West African state of Sierra Leone in an effort to help contain the Ebola virus and to build a specialist treatment center.

The announcement comes after the PM chaired a meeting of Cobra, the government’s emergency response committee.

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Argus, equipped with a 100-bed medical complex,and three Merlin helicopters to aid troop movements will also be sent to West Africa.The Ministry of Defence (MoD) previously announced that 40 soldiers based in Northern Ireland have been deployed to Sierra Leone.

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