Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

December 13, 2008 18:20 ET

Three Canadian Soldiers Killed and One Injured in Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 13, 2008) - At approximately 9:00 a.m., Kandahar time, on December 13, 2008, three Canadian soldiers were killed and one was injured when an improvised explosive device detonated near their armoured vehicle during a patrol in the Arghandab District. Primary next of kin of the deceased soldiers have been notified.

Further information on the incident will be provided once the secondary next of kin have been notified.

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