The Canadian Press

2009-08-01 | Afghan Canada Soldiers

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Sapper Matthieu Allard, 21, and Corporal Christian Bobbitt, 23, were killed August 1st after their convoy was hit with two IEDs while on a refueling mission in Zhari district, west of Kandahar City in Afghanistan. Brigadier-General Jonathan Vance paid tribute to the men. (Both soldiers were members of the 5th Combat Engineer Regiment, based in Valcartier, Quebec.)

Date: 2009-08-01
Placeline: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 29 seconds

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