The Canadian Press

2009-06-08 | Afghan Canada Soldier

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A Canadian soldier was killed June 8th in Afghanistan. Twenty-year-old Private Alexandre Peloquin was on foot patrol in the Panjwaii district of Kandahar when an IED exploded. Canadian Brigadier-General Jonathan Vance, the senior military commander in Kandahar province, praised Peloquin's bravery. (Peloquin was the 119th Canadian soldier to die in the Afghan mission.)

Date: 2009-06-08
Placeline: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this family and friends should be very proud of him and so should all Canadians or he represented the very best of Canada >>