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Canada’s special forces play vital role in helping peshmerga troops battle Daesh in Iraq | Toronto Star

Canada’s special forces play vital role in helping peshmerga troops battle Daesh in Iraq | Toronto Star

A swirl of smoke, then the screams.

Two men drop to the ground, “blood” squirting from wounds. Orders are barked in Kurdish as peshmerga soldiers rush to their aid.

At this military outpost in northern Iraq, it’s all a drill run by Canadians, a mock mortar attack to test peshmerga on their battlefield medicine.

Source: Canada’s special forces play vital role in helping peshmerga troops battle Daesh in Iraq | Toronto Star