The Canadian Press

2015-03-08 | ISIL Cda Death

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A Canadian special forces soldier has been killed in what the military says was a friendly fire incident in Iraq. Sergeant Andrew Joseph Doiron died Friday and three other Canadians were wounded when they were mistakenly fired on by Kurdish forces they had been involved in training. Defence Minister Jason Kenney says there will be a full investigation. (The Harper government is considering whether to extend Canada's contribution to the war on the Islamic State militants in Iraq and Kenney says Friday's incident won't influence the final decision.)

Date: 2015-03-08
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it was one incident a very sad tragic incident of Friendly Fire caused by a failure of identification there will be an inquiry into exactly what caused that and what lessons can be learned >>


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