OTTAWA - Canadian fighter jets were in action over Iraq on Friday, backing up Iraqi forces fighting members of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
The military issued a brief statement saying two CF-18s struck at ISIL fighting position northeast of Fallujah.
There were no other details of the strike.
Six Canadian CF-18 jets are providing Canada's punch to coalition air strike efforts in Iraq.
They're based in Kuwait, backed by two CP-140 Aurora patrol planes conducting target surveillance, along with a C-150 refuelling plane.
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