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Cpl. Stu Shier, 21, of Calgary, a member of the Calgary Highlanders, was one of the first people to witness the carnage in the immediate aftermath of the blast. He was also part of the crew that had searched that section of road just hours earlier. Experts say the explosive would likely never have been detected, but Shier often frets they should have found it earlier. Editor's Note: This interview contains some graphic language.