The Canadian Press
OTTAWA - Funeral services will be held today in Ottawa for the Canadian soldier killed in Iraq last week.
Sgt. Andrew Doiron died in what the military has termed a friendly fire incident.
The funeral service will be held at Ottawa‚Äôs Notre-Dame Cathedral.
Doiron‚Äôs body was returned home on Tuesday.
He was shot and killed Kurdish troops as his special forces unit was returning to an observation post a week ago. Three other Canadian soldiers were wounded.
Doiron is the first Canadian soldier to die in Canada‚Äôs military effort in Iraq, which began last fall.