ISIS mission: Canadian CF-18s drop laser-guided bombs over Iraq

November 3, 2014 12:22 AM

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ISIS mission: Canadian CF-18s drop laser-guided bombs over Iraq

Canadian CF-18 combat jets have dropped laser-guided bombs over Iraq for the first time as part of the anti-ISIS campaign, the Department of National Defence confirmed Sunday.

Two CF-18s targeted ISIS positions with laser-guided GBU-12, 500-pound bombs "in the vicinity of Fallujah," a large city in central Iraq about 70 kilometres west of the capital Baghdad, according to a statement released by Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson.

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