Canada to End Bombing Mission Against Islamic State Group

February 8, 2016 4:51 PM

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Canada's prime minister says the country's six fighter jets will end their airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria within the next two weeks.

Justin Trudeau said Monday that Canadian bombs will stop falling by Feb. 22, but military personnel in the region will increase to 830 from the current 650 and provide planning, targeting and intelligence expertise.

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