16 March 2008

Another Canadian casualty

This just in... details not yet available...
The soldier, whose name has not been released, died after triggering an explosion around the village of Zangabad, a dangerous area littered with mines and improvised explosive devices.

He is the 81st Canadian soldier to die in Afghanistan.

He was identified Monday as Sergeant Jason Boyes, 32, of Lynn Lake, Man. He was a member of the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry based in Shilo, Man.
He will be remembered.


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LAST WORD: Kosovo or Khandahar?

I know which one I'd choose.
About 500 mainly Ukrainian U.N. police were involved in the dawn raid, backed by hundreds of French troops.

Thousands of stone-hurling Serbs were seen near the courthouse clashing with riot police backed up by NATO soldiers, who used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse the crowd.