The Canadian Press

2002-05-14 | Terror-Canada-Casualties

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An interim report on the so-called friendly fire deaths of four Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan was formally delivered May 14th to the military's top general. The head of the inquiry, General Maurice Baril (bah-REE'), said the report made clear a key detail. (The American pilot dropped a bomb while the Canadians were conducting a live-fire exercise at night during the coalition base at Kandahar.)

Date: 2002-05-14
Placeline: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we now have sufficient evidence to answer some of the objectives listed in our terms of reference as you can read in the interim report the board of inquiry has determined the injuries and deaths have been attributed to the blast and shrapnel effect created by the explosion of a five hundred pound laser guided bombs dropped by a coalition F. sixteen fighter plane >>

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