July 23, 2006

July 23, 2006: Two Canadian soldiers ...

killed -- 8 hurt in Kandahar suicide bombing; Montrealer was good leader, Black Watch says MARISSA LAROUCHE-SMART, The Gazette, Published: Sunday, July 23, 2006. CanWest and CP contributed to this report

Two Canadian soldiers, one of them a Montreal-based reservist from the Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada, were killed in Afghanistan yesterday when their battle-weary convoy was hit by the first of two suicide bombings near Kandahar.

Cpl. Jason Patrick Warren, 29, and Cpl. Francisco Gomez, 44, of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, based in Edmonton, died in the attack. Eight other Canadian soldiers were wounded. [....]


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