Embedded reporter shaken up in Kandahar IED

Scott Deveau, a journalist with Canwest News Service and the National Post, was travelling in the back of an armoured vehicle with a Canadian Press reporter Tobi Cohen and a group of soldiers when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device (IED) in Kandahar this morning,

“The strike hit about five feet from me,” Deveau said in a telephone interview from the Kandahar Airfield military base. “It blew the (vehicle) on its side.” …Deveau says he’s “pretty banged up” but his only injury is a minor scrape to the head.link

One soldier was seriously injured in the attack.