Originally Posted by Bullet Donor4 of those PPCLI soldiers were accidentaly killed when a US pilot dropped a 500lb bomb on them as they were conducting training at night. The troops were stationed at Kandahar Airport with the US and took part in the Memorial Day parade.In February 2002, a contingent of 850 Canadian soldiers was deployed to Kandahar for six months as part of Operation Apollo. Integrated into the U.S. Army task force, the 3rd Battalion of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group took part in offensive operations against the Taliban regime which had been aiding and harbouring terrorist groups. The Battle Group was supported by a squadron of Coyote armoured reconnaissance vehicles and combat support elements.
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