The Canadian Press

2010-01-16 | Afghan Canada Death

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A Canadian soldier on foot patrol was killed January 16th after stepping on a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan. Forty-four-year-old Sergeant John Faught (FAWT) was with the 1st Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry based in Edmonton. Canadian Brigadier-General Daniel Menard said the soldiers under Faught's watch had a special nickname for their commander. (Faught was from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.)

Date: 2010-01-16
Placeline: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

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