[ltr]Canadian troops supporting the military to liberate Mosul Kurds[/ltr][ltr]
Nineveh - Iraq Press - August 16 / August: Canadian media confirmed that Canadian special forces to help the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in thepreparation and planning for the Liberation of thecity of Mosul , the last stronghold of al Daesh in Iraq.
According to the channel "CTV" the Canadian said on Tuesday, August 16 / August, the private Canadian troops there within walking distance of Mosul, but they did not participate in combat operations, and its role is limited to monitoring thebattles and counseling.
The Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces, backed by air strikes from US - led coalition forces launched anew offensive against Sunni Islamist al "Daesh" in northern Iraq.
Quoted "Reuters", about a Kurdish official as saying that the attack Sunday, August 14 / August morning began, after heavy shelling and air strikes carried out by coalition southeast of Mosul , planes, and managed the Peshmerga forces to regain control of 9 populated points was organizing Daesh controlled.
In conjunction with that Iraqi forces from attacking Daesh forces in Mosul from the south and restored two points Scanetin in Qayyarah area. Q ended