Canadian deaths in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)
112 Canadian soldiers, one diplomat and two aid workers have been killed since the Canadian military deployed to Afghanistan in early 2002.
March 8: Trooper Marc Diab, 22, of CFB Petawawa was killed and four other soldiers were wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated near an armoured vehicle during a patrol in the Shah Wali Kot District.
March 3: Warrant Officer Dennis Raymond Brown,38, a reservist from The Lincoln and Welland Regiment, based in St. Catharines, Ont., Cpl. Dany Olivier Fortin, 29, from the 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron at 3 Wing, based in Bagotville, Que., and Cpl. Kenneth Chad O'Quinn, 24, from 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Headquarters and Signals Squadron, in Petawawa, Ont., were killed when an IED detonated near their armoured vehicle northwest of Kandahar in the Arghandab District.
Jan. 31: Sapper Sean Greenfield, 25, was killed when and IED hit his armoured vehicle while driving in the Zhari district, west of Kandahar. He was with the 2 Combat Engineer Regiment based in Petawawa. Usw..
Von: 08.03.2009, Canwest News Service, www.canada.com