The Canadian Press

2006-03-29 | Afghanistan Canada Killed

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Private Robert Costall was killed and three others wounded after a vicious firefight March 29th, north of Kandahar. Canadian Press reporter Murray Brewster said Taliban forces attacked the coalition troops. (Brigadier-General David Fraser, the commander of Task Force Afghanistan, said coalition forces were sent to the area after the recent death of eight Afghan Army soldiers.)

Date: 2006-03-29
Placeline: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the action took place last night in Helmand Province a hotbed of insurgent activity and not a place that Canadian soldiers have been operating routinely and the soldier who has killed is identified as private Robert costell of the 1st Battalion of the princess Patricia's Canadian light infantry is basis in Edmonton but his hometown is not available the names of the Wounded were not available and American Soldier was also killed in the battle >>