March 21, 2009

Four Canadians killed in Afghanistan

Per the Winnipeg Free Press, four Canadians died and eight were wounded after two separate attacks 40 kilometers apart in Afghanistan.

The soldiers were just days away from returning from service, according to the article.

Canadian twitterers quickly shared thoughts about the news.

@erindrawson (Ottawa, Ontario): we lost four more in afghanistan.

@elysiabrooker (Montreal, Quebec): 4 soldiers killed today in Afghanistan. What is it going to take for the government to wake up & withdraw. This war will have no "winner"

@StephenBlais (Orleans, Ontario): is very concerned about new CDN deaths in Afghanistan

@Bill_Owen (Ottawa, Ontario): 4 More Canadians killed in Afghanistan. 116 down, how many more to go? Why are we there again?

@ChrisLaBossiere (Edmonton, Alberta): Holy [expletive], I am [expletive] steaming. Four Canadians killed in Afghanistan (TODAY). APOLOGIZE NOW Fox.

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