Canadian military adviser killed in friendly fire in Iraq

March 7, 2015 8:18 PM

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Canadian military adviser killed in friendly fire in Iraq

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian special forces soldier was killed and three others wounded in a friendly fire incident in northern Iraq, Canada's defense department said Saturday.

Canadian troops training local forces had just returned to an observation post at the front line Friday when they were mistakenly fired upon by Kurdish fighters, the military said.

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