The Canadian Press

2003-01-15 | Friendly Fire

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Corporal Rene Paquette testified at a US military hearing looking into the accidental bombing deaths of four Canadian soldiers during a training exercise in Afghanistan. Canadian Press reporter Alison Auld said Paquette testified that thoughts of his baby daughter raced through his mind when a massive bomb exploded next to him on April 18, 2002.

Date: 2003-01-15
Placeline: BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, Louisiana.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << she described being thrust into the air and being enveloped in a white light he said it seemed like it was 15 minutes but he was just thrown up into the air and he said that you just kept thinking of his young baby daughter who had been born 2 weeks before the incident happened and how he felt that this was it that he might never see his daughter again >>