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List of friendly fire incidents that resulted in the deaths of Canadian soldiers

03/08/2015 04:06 EDT | Updated 05/08/2015 05:59 EDT
A list of recent incidents where Canadian soldiers were killed or wounded by friendly fire:

Feb. 6, 2015 — Sgt. Andrew Joseph Doiron from the Canadian Special Operations Regiment died and three others were wounded in Iraq after Kurdish fighters mistakenly fired upon them.

Sept. 4, 2006 — Pte. Mark Graham was killed when two NATO planes accidentally strafed Canadian troops in Panjwaii district in Afghanistan.

April 18, 2002 — Sgt. Marc Leger, Cpl. Ainsworth Dyer, Pte. Richard Green and Pte. Nathan Smith were killed in Afghanistan after being bombed by a U.S. F-16 fighter.