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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Canada in Iraq - CF-18's Bomb Two ISIS Strategic Facilities

February 5th 2015,

It was revealed today by Defence Minister Rob Nicholson following the NATO meeting, that Canadian CF-18 Hornets had bombed two strategic ISIS facilities in the past few days.

The first strike took place on February 3, 2015 CF-18s in support of Iraqi ground troops bombed an ISIS IED factory and a munitions storage facility.

The second strike took place in the early hours of February 5, 2015 while participating in a Coalition effort to support Iraqi forces on the ground Northwest of Baghdad, CF-18's successfully stuck an ISIS compound that has been used as a staging area for strategic munitions.

Both these strikes took out strategic ISIS capabilities.