Members of field surgical team return home from Iraq

18-06-2017

Members of a Czech field surgical team have completed and returned from their six month mission in Iraq, the spokesman for the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces, Jan Šulc, confirmed. During its mission, the team operated on some 50 soldiers northwest of Mosul, who were part of the ongoing operation to drive out Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria. Norwegian doctors took over the mission at the beginning of June.