Usually I stay pretty neutral on stuff but why are Canadian’s fighting anyone?
Captain Nichola Kathleen Sarah Goddard was killed in an incident that occurred approximately 24 kilometres west of Kandahar at about 6:55 p.m. Kandahar time (10: 25 a.m. EDT) Wedesday. (CP handout photo/ DND) KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (CP) - Canada suffered its first female combat death in Afghanistan when a woman soldier was killed during fighting with Taliban insurgents late Wednesday, a military spokesman said.
Capt. Nichola Goddard, of 1st Royal Canadian Horse Artillery based in Shiloh, Man., was killed in action at 6:55 p.m., 24 kilometres west of Kandahar city, the spokesman said. Her age and hometown were not immediately available.
There has been intermittent fighting in the area since Monday between Afghan government forces and Taliban insurgents.