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Canadian special forces help fight off ‘significant’ ISIL attack in Iraq | Ottawa Citizen

Canadian special forces help fight off ‘significant’ ISIL attack in Iraq | Ottawa Citizen

Canadian special forces and Kurdish troops have fought off a significant Islamic State ground offensive in northern Iraq, a Canadian general revealed Thursday night.

Major-Gen. Charles Lamarre said Islamic State forces launched a “fairly concentrated and well co-ordinated attack” on Wednesday on the Kurdish lines where Canadian special forces are located.

Source: Canadian special forces help fight off ‘significant’ ISIL attack in Iraq | Ottawa Citizen