Friday, January 1, 2010

RIP Michelle Lang

Vancouver based journalist Michelle Lang was killed in Afghanistan. She was an embedded journalist on her first mission.

Lang was on secondment to Canwest News Service and was travelling with a provincial reconstruction team in Kandahar City when the attack on their vehicle occurred. Four Canadian soldiers also died in the incident. It was Lang’s first stint in Afghanistan. She arrived in the country on Dec. 11 and was due to return to Calgary on Jan. 22.

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