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Newsjock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 12:29 PM
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3 soldiers' deaths in Afghanistan push Canada's toll past 100
Source: CBC News

Canadian forces stationed in Afghanistan passed a grim milestone Friday after three soldiers were killed: more than 100 Canadians have now died while serving in the war-torn country.

... The soldiers were killed early Friday morning by an improvised explosive device, more commonly known as a roadside bomb, in the Arghandab district in southern Kandahar province, said the CBC's David Common, reporting from Kandahar.

The blast occurred after the soldiers' armoured vehicle rolled over the bomb, he said.

The military has not yet provided the names of the soldiers.

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