Two Canadian soldiers killed by roadside bombs in Afghanistan
www.chinaview.cn 2009-08-03 03:27:51   Print

    OTTAWA, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Two Canadian soldiers were killed on Saturday in southern Afghanistan when a roadside bomb exploded near a patrol, military officials said on Sunday.

    The incident occurred approximately 15 kilometers west of Kandahar City on Saturday afternoon, the Department of National Defense said in a press release.

    The soldiers had dismounted from their vehicle during their patrol when they touched upon the bomb.

    Another soldier was seriously injured and is in stable condition in hospital.

    Since 2002, 127 Canadian soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan mission.

Editor: Mu Xuequan
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