The Canadian Press

2010-06-06 | Afghan Canada Soldier

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A 35-year-old soldier from Sudbury, Ontario, died June 6th in Afghanistan. Sergeant Martin Goudreault was killed when an improvised explosive device went off in the Panjwaii district. Brigadier-General Jon Vance said Goudreault was on a foot patrol looking for insurgent weapons when the blast went off. (Goudreault was the 147th member of the Canadian Forces to die as part of the eight-year-old Afghan mission.)

Date: 2010-06-06
Placeline: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << insurgents hide their weapons and IEDs amongst the sealed civilian population and soldiers like Martin both Canadian and Afghan but working each and every day to find and eliminate these weapons cache >>