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slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days

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the atmosphere was tainted with the odor of putrefying human flesh [and] on the walls hung 15 crucified Canadian soldiers.
Canadian soldiers Sergeant Daniel Hansen and Corporal Christopher McConnell made the 6-hour drive from Ontario to Fort Drum and quickly integrated with the Guardians, forming a partnership between units and a friendship with their brothers in arms.
Apart from helping train Ukrainian military police and medical personnel, the Canadian soldiers will also assist their Ukrainian counterparts how to beef up their country's security measures.
Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec another radicalized Canadian Martin Rouleau hit two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one and injuring the other.
On Sunday police said Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man who killed a Canadian soldier and attacked the Parliament building made a video of himself just before the attack, evidence that he was driven by ideological and political motives.
A CANADIAN soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot dead, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said.
Summary: A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot dead Wednesday, and heavy gunfire then erupted inside parliament.
The fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier at that nation's National War Monument yesterday, and a subsequent gun battle inside the nearby Parliament building that left a gunman dead, are stark reminders of the fluid and unpredictable nature of the conflict.
We are proud to present the Government of Canada with our MSVS SMP bid that meets or exceeds all project requirements, and most importantly, provides Canadian Soldiers with the modern logistics vehicles they need to perform their missions.
In line with ISAF policy, identities of the soldiers were not revealed but mostly US, British and Canadian soldiers are deployed in southern Afghanistan.
Danny Deep, vice president of General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, stated, "With the PIRANHA 5 CCV, Canadian soldiers will control the battlefield and fight, manoeuvre and communicate with agility and precise lethality.
With popular support for the war sapped at home, most of the nearly 3,000 Canadian soldiers, based mainly in the dangerous battleground of Kandahar, have packed up and gone home.
Five Canadian soldiers who lost their lives are buried at Edgerton Cemetery and have become a focus for the school's annual remembrance service.
And four Canadian soldiers and a journalist Michelle Lang, 34, were killed in a roadside bomb in Kandahar province.
And four Canadian soldiers and a journalist in their unit were killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's south.
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