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Canadian special forces under fire in Iraq battle, try to save life of wounded Kurdish general | National Post

Canadian special forces under fire in Iraq battle, try to save life of wounded Kurdish general | National Post

Canadian special forces came under mortar fire and Canadian commandos tried to save the life of a mortally wounded Kurdish general in the battle for villages near Mosul in Iraq.

Fighting started Sunday as more than 5,000 Kurdish troops began their offensive against the Islamic State to seize a series of villages located about 20 km east of Mosul.

The Canadian base, located on the outskirts of the village of Hassan Shami…

Source: Canadian special forces under fire in Iraq battle, try to save life of wounded Kurdish general | National Post