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Troops' Deaths in Afghanistan Hits Hard in Canada

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Troops' Deaths in Afghanistan Hits Hard in Canada

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Troops' Deaths in Afghanistan Hits Hard in Canada

Troops' Deaths in Afghanistan Hits Hard in Canada

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Six of the seven NATO troops killed in Afghanistan in the past two days were Canadian, bringing the total number of Canadians who have lost their lives there to 66.

Alan Freeman, who covers defense issues for The Globe and Mail newspaper in Canada, says the Canadian public has taken the news hard and is discontented with the Canadian mission in Afghanistan.