The Canadian Press

2014-03-12 | Afghan Canada Withdrawal

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The last 100 Canadian Forces soldiers on duty in Afghanistan saw their three year training mission for Afghan security forces formally come to an end at a ceremonial flag-lowering at the Canadian embassy in Kabul. It followed a five-year combat mission in Kandahar, where the Canadian death toll was 158 soldiers, one diplomat, one journalist and two civilian contractors. The deputy commander of NATO in Afghanistan, Lieutenant-General John Lorimer, said it was a bittersweet day.

Date: 2014-03-12
Placeline: KABUL, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

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