2 Canadian soldiers charged in death of corporal

CBC News

Two Canadian soldiers have been charged with manslaughter in the 2010 death of a corporal during a routine training exercise on a shooting range in Afghanistan.

Cpl. Joshua Baker of Edmonton was killed last February at the shooting range about four kilometres from Kandahar. Four other soldiers were also injured in the incident.

"It is alleged that the proper safety procedures were not followed during the training exercise," the Defence Department said in a statement released Wednesday.

Cpl. Joshua Caleb Baker was killed at a firing range near Kandahar in 2010. (DND) Cpl. Joshua Caleb Baker was killed at a firing range near Kandahar in 2010. (DND)

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