Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

August 23, 2007 10:09 ET

DND: Name of Second Canadian Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Released

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 23, 2007) - The identity of the second Canadian soldier killed in Afghanistan on August 22, 2007 is as follows:

- Master Warrant Officer Mario Mercier, 2e Bataillon, Royal 22e Regiment, based out of Valcartier, Quebec.

NOTE TO EDITORS:

A photograph of MWO Mercier is available on the Combat Camera Website (search under last name) at: http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/

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