Mistaken identity behind Sgt. Doiron's death in Iraq, says Canada (+video)

March 8, 2015 10:29 PM

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Ibril, Iraq — The Canadian government and Kurdish officials are publicly disagreeing over the circumstances of a Canadian soldier's death in a friendly fire incident in Iraq.

The death Friday of Sgt. Andrew Joseph Doiron on Friday marked Canada's first casualty as part of the U.S.-led coalition's war on the extremist Islamic State group.

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