The fear of killer robots is as old as robots themselves -- thinkers like Elon Musk and Sam Harris have long claimed AI poses a serious through to human civilization. But if you're at all panicked about AI or robots, a new UN report may add to your anxiety, as it explains that a drone attacked (and possibly killed) soldiers all on its own.

It's thought to be the first recorded case of an autonomous drone attack.

The incident occurred last March in Libya, a country that was in the midst of a civil war. Turkey, a key combatant in the war, deployed the STM Kargu-2 drone, according to the UN Security Council's Panel of Experts on Libya report. The drone, which the report refers to as a 'lethal autonomous weapon' then found and attacked Libya's Haftar Armed Forces (HAF).

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