Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

January 07, 2008 08:23 ET

Name of Second Canadian Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Released

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 7, 2008) - The identity of the second Canadian soldier killed in Afghanistan on January 6, 2008 is as follows:

- WO Hani Massouh, age 41, 2e Bataillon, Royal 22e Regiment, based out of Valcartier, Quebec.

NOTE TO EDITORS:

A photograph of WO Massouh will be available on the Combat Camera Website (search under last name) at: http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/ shortly.

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