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4 Canadian soldiers killed, 8 injured

Very sad news today.

CBC is reporting that, “Four Canadian soldiers were killed and eight others injured in two separate bombings outside Kandahar city on Friday, military officials said.”

“The latest deaths bring the number of Canadian military fatalities in Afghanistan to 116 since Canada’s combat mission there began in 2002. One diplomat and two aid workers have also been killed.”

The article is at
http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2009/03/20/afghanistan-soldiers.html

The Council of Canadians is calling for the immediate and safe withdrawal of Canadian troops from Afghanistan.